Senior Arbiter Examination at Thoothukudi, Tamil Nadu

Senior Arbiter Examination at Thoothukudi, Tamil Nadu

As per FIDE rules from 01.01.2013 onwards, all FIDE Rated tournaments and Grandmaster tournaments should have only licensed Arbiters.

Only the three categories of Arbiters – IA, FA & Senior Arbiter will be recognized as technical officials to conduct FIDE rated tournaments by AICF. As per AICF decision, all the arbiters have to register with AICF with annual fee of Rs.1000/-. Henceforth, only those arbiters who are registered with AICF and subsequently with FIDE are being allowed to participate in tournaments as technical officials.

On behalf of the All India Chess Federation, Tamil Nadu State Chess Association and Thoothukudi District Chess Association will be organising a Senior Arbiter Examination at Thoothukudi, at 02.00 PM on. Thursday, 24th September 2015. However, the TNSCA will conduct a doubt clearing session for the benefit of aspiring arbiters from 09.00 AM to 01.00 PM on the day of the examination.

Interested persons, who have completed 17 years of age, may kindly send the attached registration form filled and duly forwarded by their respective state association along with a fee of Rs.4000/- by Demand Draft favouring All India Chess Federation payable at Chennai. The same may be sent on or before 21st September 2015. Please be informed that you will attend the examination at your own cost including boarding & lodging.

Course material for the examination may be downloaded from the website and participants are requested to come prepared for the examination.

Organizers    :  Tamil Nadu State Chess Association & Thoothukudi Dt. Chess Assn.

Resource person for doubt clearing session: Prof.R. Anantharam IA, Chairman, Arbiters’ Commission, AICF (094431 55852)

Date      :  24/09/2015

Venue   : PALMS, Indian Chamber of Commerce Building, South Raja Street, Near North Police Station, Thoothukudi – 628 001, Tamil Nadu

Nearest railway station   :Thoothukudi (608 KMs from Chennai and 151 KMs from Madurai)

Train no. 12693 Pearl City Express leaves Chennai at 1915 Hrs and 12694 leaves Thoothukudi at 1950 Hrs.

Nearest airport              : Thoothukudi

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