Senior National Arbiter Seminar & Examination at Sivakasi

Tamil Nadu State Chess Association, Virudhunagar District Chess Association and Sivakasi Chess Club are organizing a Senior National Arbiter Seminar followed by an examination at Sri Kaliswari College, Sivakasi, Tamil Nadu on 4th and 5th March 2023.

Eligibility: Any chess player, arbiter or enthusiast, who has completed 16 years of age on 4th March, 2023. Candidates born on or before 28/01/2005

Examination fee: Rs.4000/- (Rs. four thousand only) to be deposited at

Tamil Nadu State Chess Association Bank account details

Name Tamil Nadu State Chess Association
Bank Indian Bank
A/C No 440756872
Type of a/c OD A/C
Branch Park Town Branch
IFSCcode IDIB000P024

Applications duly recommended by the district/state (for other states) have to reach the Tamil Nadu State Chess Association ( & on or before 05.00 PM, 23rd February 2023. The payment proof has to be attached.

The seats are limited to 40. The selected candidates will be intimated by e-mail on or before 27st February 2023. The selection will be based on merit and a selection committee will be constituted for the selection process. The payment of the candidates not selected will be refunded at the earliest.

The lecturer for the seminar is Prof. Anantharam R IA. Course material (Arbiters’ Manual – 1st October 2022) will be provided at the venue. Anyhow, the selected participants are recommended to download the same from be familiar with the following topics:

  • Laws of Chess
  • Tiebreak regulations
  • Rating regulations
  • Swiss pairing
  • Arbiter regulations
  • Anticheating regulations
  • Standards of Chess equipment
  • Competition riles
  • Basic ideas of title regulations
  • Basic ideas of online competitions

Download application : Senior-National-Arbiter-Examination-Application-form-Sivakasi

Details can be had from: Mr. ANantharam R, mobile : 94431 55852