A FIDE Arbiter seminar and examination thereafter was organised by Tamil Nadu State Chess Association and All India Chess Federation at the Hotel Royal Regency, Chennai from 26th to 28th January 2018. Fifty six participants from various states of India took part in the three day event.
Sri. D.V. Sundar, Vice President FIDE and AICF presided the inauguration of the seminar and Sri. Bharat Singh Chauhan, Secretary of AICF and Chairman, Technical Commission, FIDE was the chief guest. Prof. R. Anantharam, Councillor of FIDE Arbiters’ Commission and Chairman of Arbiters’ Commission, AICF was the lecturer, assisted by IA Dharmendra Kumar, Member, Arbiters’ Commission, AICF.
Lectures were mainly focused on Laws of Chess on the first day. On the second day, Rating, Tile, Tiebreak and Pairing regulations were elaborately discussed, besides case studies on Laws of Chess. On the third day, Anticheating and Arbiter regulations were taught in addition to Competition rules. The participants had a lively interaction with the lecturers.
The examination was held in the afternoon of the third day.
The lectures were in the English language.
Fifty-six (56) people from India participated in the Seminar and in the examination test held after the lectures. The following succeeded in the test and they will be awarded a FIDE Arbiter Norm, after the approval of the next FIDE Presidential Board:
|Uma Maheswaran P||5075050||IND|
|Naresh Krishna S||25003780||IND|
|Banel Andross J||25707329||IND|
|Ebenezer Rajakumar D||35084585||IND|
|Shankar Raman N||25064568||IND|
|Sri chitra P||25933280||IND|
|Kosanam Karunakar Reddy||25097466||IND|
|Naveen Karthikeyan P||35017438||IND|
|Shankar Govindaraj B||25751611||IND|
|Senthil Kumar V||45016771||IND|
|Sundara Rajan S||46637621||IND|
IA Takis Nikolopoulos
FIDE Arbiters’ Commission