ARB Calendar

Nov
14
Sun
FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Terme Catez (ECU – Slovenia) @ Terme Čatež S.p.A.
Nov 14 @ 9:00 am – Nov 18 @ 1:00 pm
FIDE Arbiters' Seminar in Terme Catez (ECU - Slovenia) @ Terme Čatež S.p.A.

The FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar is going to be organized from 14/11/2021 to 18/11/2021 in Terme Catez, Slovenia, by the European Chess Union, under the auspices of FIDE.
The venue of the Seminar will be the Terme Čatež S.p.A. – Terme Čatež d.d., Topliška 35, 8250 Brežice.

The Lecturer will be IA Prokopova, Jirina (CZE), FIDE Lecturer and the Assistant Lecturer will be IA Karali, Tania (GRE).
The language of the Seminar will be English.
The Seminar will give norms and titles of FIDE Arbiter, according to the Regulations for the titles of Arbiters.

Schedule:

Nov. 14th
09:00 – 13:00 Laws of Chess (including Rapid, Blitz)
Nov. 15
th
09:00 – 11:00 Competition Rules and standards of chess equipment
11:00 – 13:00 Anti‐cheating guidelines for Arbiters
Nov. 16
th
09:00 – 11:00 Regulations for the rating and the over‐the‐board titles
11:00 – 12:30 Regulations for the titles of the Arbiters
12:30 – 13:00 Use of Electronic clocks
Nov. 17
th
09:00 – 11:00 System of games and tie breaks
11:00 – 13:00 Swiss system and pairing rules
Nov. 18
th
09:00 – 13:00 Examination

Dec
11
Sat
108th Internet Based FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar (America Continental Association)
Dec 11 all-day
108th Internet Based FIDE Arbiters' Seminar (America Continental Association)

The 108th Internet-based FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar is going to be organized from 11/12/2021 to 19/12/2021 by the CCA – America Continental Association (CCA Events Commission and CCA Arbiters Commission), under the auspices of FIDE.

The Lecturer will be IA/IO Bond, Hal (CAN), FIDE Lecturer and Assistant Lecturer will be IA de San Vicente, Sabrina (URU). Technical Organizer will be IO Lima, Darcy (BRA).

The language of the Seminar will be English.

The Seminar will give norms and titles of FIDE Arbiter, according to the Regulations for the titles of Arbiters.

Schedule:

11th December 2021

16:00 to 19:00 (GMT) – Laws of Chess

20:00 to 21:00 (GMT) –  Types of Tournament / Tie Breaks

12th December 2021

16:00 to 19:00 (GMT) – Laws of Chess

20:00 to 21:00 (GMT) – Pairing

18th December 2021

16:00 to 19:00 (GMT) – Titles & Rating

20:00 to 21:00 (GMT) – Pairings/Arbiter Titles/Anti Cheating

19th December 2021

16:00 to 19:00 (GMT) – Clocks/Revision

20:00 to  (GMT) – Exam

Dec
12
Sun
108th Internet Based FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar (America Continental Association)
Dec 12 all-day
108th Internet Based FIDE Arbiters' Seminar (America Continental Association)

The 108th Internet-based FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar is going to be organized from 11/12/2021 to 19/12/2021 by the CCA – America Continental Association (CCA Events Commission and CCA Arbiters Commission), under the auspices of FIDE.

The Lecturer will be IA/IO Bond, Hal (CAN), FIDE Lecturer and Assistant Lecturer will be IA de San Vicente, Sabrina (URU). Technical Organizer will be IO Lima, Darcy (BRA).

The language of the Seminar will be English.

The Seminar will give norms and titles of FIDE Arbiter, according to the Regulations for the titles of Arbiters.

Schedule:

11th December 2021

16:00 to 19:00 (GMT) – Laws of Chess

20:00 to 21:00 (GMT) –  Types of Tournament / Tie Breaks

12th December 2021

16:00 to 19:00 (GMT) – Laws of Chess

20:00 to 21:00 (GMT) – Pairing

18th December 2021

16:00 to 19:00 (GMT) – Titles & Rating

20:00 to 21:00 (GMT) – Pairings/Arbiter Titles/Anti Cheating

19th December 2021

16:00 to 19:00 (GMT) – Clocks/Revision

20:00 to  (GMT) – Exam

Dec
18
Sat
108th Internet Based FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar (America Continental Association)
Dec 18 all-day
108th Internet Based FIDE Arbiters' Seminar (America Continental Association)

The 108th Internet-based FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar is going to be organized from 11/12/2021 to 19/12/2021 by the CCA – America Continental Association (CCA Events Commission and CCA Arbiters Commission), under the auspices of FIDE.

The Lecturer will be IA/IO Bond, Hal (CAN), FIDE Lecturer and Assistant Lecturer will be IA de San Vicente, Sabrina (URU). Technical Organizer will be IO Lima, Darcy (BRA).

The language of the Seminar will be English.

The Seminar will give norms and titles of FIDE Arbiter, according to the Regulations for the titles of Arbiters.

Schedule:

11th December 2021

16:00 to 19:00 (GMT) – Laws of Chess

20:00 to 21:00 (GMT) –  Types of Tournament / Tie Breaks

12th December 2021

16:00 to 19:00 (GMT) – Laws of Chess

20:00 to 21:00 (GMT) – Pairing

18th December 2021

16:00 to 19:00 (GMT) – Titles & Rating

20:00 to 21:00 (GMT) – Pairings/Arbiter Titles/Anti Cheating

19th December 2021

16:00 to 19:00 (GMT) – Clocks/Revision

20:00 to  (GMT) – Exam

Dec
19
Sun
108th Internet Based FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar (America Continental Association)
Dec 19 all-day
108th Internet Based FIDE Arbiters' Seminar (America Continental Association)

The 108th Internet-based FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar is going to be organized from 11/12/2021 to 19/12/2021 by the CCA – America Continental Association (CCA Events Commission and CCA Arbiters Commission), under the auspices of FIDE.

The Lecturer will be IA/IO Bond, Hal (CAN), FIDE Lecturer and Assistant Lecturer will be IA de San Vicente, Sabrina (URU). Technical Organizer will be IO Lima, Darcy (BRA).

The language of the Seminar will be English.

The Seminar will give norms and titles of FIDE Arbiter, according to the Regulations for the titles of Arbiters.

Schedule:

11th December 2021

16:00 to 19:00 (GMT) – Laws of Chess

20:00 to 21:00 (GMT) –  Types of Tournament / Tie Breaks

12th December 2021

16:00 to 19:00 (GMT) – Laws of Chess

20:00 to 21:00 (GMT) – Pairing

18th December 2021

16:00 to 19:00 (GMT) – Titles & Rating

20:00 to 21:00 (GMT) – Pairings/Arbiter Titles/Anti Cheating

19th December 2021

16:00 to 19:00 (GMT) – Clocks/Revision

20:00 to  (GMT) – Exam

Dec
30
Thu
FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Monrovia (Liberia) @ Monrovia, Liberia
Dec 30 2021 – Jan 4 2022 all-day
FIDE Arbiters' Seminar in Monrovia (Liberia) @ Monrovia, Liberia

The FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar is going to be organized from 30/12/2021 to 04/01/2021 in Monrovia, Liberia, by the Liberia Chess Federation and African Chess Confederation, under the auspices of FIDE.

The venue of the Seminar will be the Bella Casa Hotel, 1st Street, Sinkor, Monrovia, LIBERIA.

The Lecturer will be IA Nesla, Adnane (ALG), FIDE Lecturer and Local Assistant Lecturer will be FA Kpan Deckalet Mario Prosper (CIV).

The language of the Seminar will be English with translation into French.

The Seminar will give norms and titles of FIDE Arbiter, according to the Regulations for the titles of Arbiters.

Schedule:

Day Date Period Articles
Thursday 30-12-21 19:00-20:00 Introduction – Arbiter´s Duties – Titles for Arbiters
30-12-21 20:00-20:50 Organising Tournaments – Tournament Rules – Time Systems
30-12-21 10 Min Rest
30-12-21 21:00-22:00 Tournaments´ formats – Round Robin – Swiss System
Friday 31-12-21 19:00-20:00 Rating System for Rated and Unrated players
31-12-21 20:00-20:50 Rating System – Players Titles
31-12-21 10 Min Rest
31-12-21 21:00-22:00 Prizes – Chess Clocks- Equipment
31-12-21 22:00-23:00 Tie-break Systems – Prizes and Hort
Saturday 01-01-22 19:00-20:00 Swiss Manager – Part 1
01-01-22 20:00-20:50 Swiss Manager – Part 2
01-01-22 10 Min Rest
01-01-22 21:00-22:00 Laws of Chess – Part 1
Sunday 02-01-22 19:00-20:00 Laws of Chess – Part 2
02-01-22 20:00-20:50 Laws of Chess – Part 3
02-01-22 10 Min Rest
02-01-22 20:00-21:00 Laws of Chess – Part 4
02-01-22 21:00-22:00 Laws of Chess – Part 5
Thursday 03-01-22 19:00-20:00 Laws of Chess – Part 6
03-01-22 20:00-21:00 Laws of Chess – Examples and Question
03-01-22 21:00-21:30 Changes of Laws of Chess + what should professional players know
Friday 04-01-22 14:00-18:00 Test
Friday 04-01-22 19:00 Closing Ceremony and Certificates
Feb
18
Fri
FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Kanpur (India) @ Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh
Feb 18 – Feb 20 all-day
FIDE Arbiters' Seminar in Kanpur (India) @ Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh

The FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar is going to be organized from 18/02/2022 to 20/02/2022 in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, by the Indian Chess Federation, under the auspices of FIDE.
The venue of the Seminar will be announced later.
The Lecturer will be IA Dharmendra, Kumar (IND), FIDE Lecturer and Assistant Lecturer will be IA Shenvi, Nitin (IND).
The language of the Seminar will be English.
The Seminar will give norms and titles of FIDE Arbiter, according to the Regulations for the titles of Arbiters.

Schedule:

Day 1

09.30 AM to 06.00 PM = 7½ hours (less lunch time)
09.30 AM Laws of Chess
12 noon Systems of Games, Tiebreaks
01.00 PM Lunch
02.00 PM Laws of Chess
05.30 PM Online Regulations

Day 2

09.30 AM to 06.00 PM = 7½ hours (less lunch time)
09.30 AM Laws of Chess
12.00 noon Rating and Over the Board Titles – 1
01.00 PM Lunch
02.00 PM Rating and Over the Board Titles – 2
03.00 PM Laws of Chess
04.30 PM FIDE Competition rules and Standards of Chess Equipment
05.30 PM Use of Electronic Clocks

Day 3

09.30 AM to 01.00 PM = 3½ hours
09.30 AM Swiss system and pairing rules
11.00 AM Regulations for the Titles of Arbiters
12.00 noon Anti-cheating guidelines for Arbiters
01.00 PM Lunch
02.00 to 06.00 PM Examination

Total time: 18½ hours (excluding examination)

Feb
25
Fri
FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Guwahati (India)
Feb 25 – Feb 27 all-day
FIDE Arbiters' Seminar in Guwahati (India)

The FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar is going to be organized from 25/02/2022 to 27/02/2022 in Guwahati, Assam, by the Indian Chess Federation, under the auspices of FIDE.
The venue of the Seminar will be announced later.
The Lecturer will be IA Gopakumar M S (IND), FIDE Lecturer and Assistant Lecturer will be IA Vasanth, B H (IND).
The language of the Seminar will be English.
The Seminar will give norms and titles of FIDE Arbiter, according to the Regulations for the titles of Arbiters.

Schedule:

Day 1

09.30 AM to 06.00 PM = 7½ hours (less lunch time)
09.30 AM Laws of Chess
12 noon Systems of Games, Tiebreaks
01.00 PM Lunch
02.00 PM Laws of Chess
05.30 PM Online Regulations

Day 2

09.30 AM to 06.00 PM = 7½ hours (less lunch time)
09.30 AM Laws of Chess
12.00 noon Rating and Over the Board Titles – 1
01.00 PM Lunch
02.00 PM Rating and Over the Board Titles – 2
03.00 PM Laws of Chess
04.30 PM FIDE Competition rules and Standards of Chess Equipment
05.30 PM Use of Electronic Clocks

Day 3

09.30 AM to 01.00 PM = 3½ hours
09.30 AM Swiss system and pairing rules
11.00 AM Regulations for the Titles of Arbiters
12.00 noon Anti-cheating guidelines for Arbiters
01.00 PM Lunch
02.00 to 06.00 PM Examination

Total time: 18½ hours (excluding examination)

Mar
4
Fri
FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Shimla (India) @ Shimla, Himachal Pradesh
Mar 4 – Mar 6 all-day
FIDE Arbiters' Seminar in Shimla (India) @ Shimla, Himachal Pradesh

The FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar is going to be organized from 04/03/2022 to 06/03/2022 in Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, by the Indian Chess Federation, under the auspices of FIDE.
The venue of the Seminar will be announced later.
The Lecturer will be IA Bansod Swapnil (IND), FIDE Lecturer and Assistant Lecturer will be IA Srivatsan R (IND).
The language of the Seminar will be English.
The Seminar will give norms and titles of FIDE Arbiter, according to the Regulations for the titles of Arbiters.

Schedule:

Day 1

09.30 AM to 06.00 PM = 7½ hours (less lunch time)
09.30 AM Laws of Chess
12 noon Systems of Games, Tiebreaks
01.00 PM Lunch
02.00 PM Laws of Chess
05.30 PM Online Regulations

Day 2

09.30 AM to 06.00 PM = 7½ hours (less lunch time)
09.30 AM Laws of Chess
12.00 noon Rating and Over the Board Titles – 1
01.00 PM Lunch
02.00 PM Rating and Over the Board Titles – 2
03.00 PM Laws of Chess
04.30 PM FIDE Competition rules and Standards of Chess Equipment
05.30 PM Use of Electronic Clocks

Day 3

09.30 AM to 01.00 PM = 3½ hours
09.30 AM Swiss system and pairing rules
11.00 AM Regulations for the Titles of Arbiters
12.00 noon Anti-cheating guidelines for Arbiters
01.00 PM Lunch
02.00 to 06.00 PM Examination

Total time: 18½ hours (excluding examination)

109th Internet Based FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar (Chess South Africa)
Mar 4 all-day
109th Internet Based FIDE Arbiters' Seminar (Chess South Africa)

The 109th Internet-based FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar is going to be organized from 04/03/2022 to 13/03/2022 by the Chess South Africa, under the auspices of FIDE.

The Lecturer will be IA van den Bergh, Gunther (RSA), FIDE Lecturer and Assistant Lecturer will be IA Du Toit, Hendrik Petrus (RSA). 

The language of the Seminar will be English.

The Seminar will give norms and titles of FIDE Arbiter, according to the Regulations for the titles of Arbiters.

Schedule:

Friday 4 March

  1. 19:00: Introduction
  2. 19:10: Tiebreak systems
  3. 19:40: Round-Robin pairings
  4. 20:00: Swiss pairings + software
  5. 20:55: Short recap of the session

Saturday 5 March

  1. 10:00: Prize distribution (Hort)
  2. 10:20: Player title and norm regulations
  3. 11:30: Rating regulations
  4. 12:00: Break
  5. 12:10: Rating regulations
  6. 12:45: Arbiter title/norm regulations
  7. 13:30: Role of the arbiter
  8. 19:00: Anti-cheating (fairplay) regulations
  9. 19:30: Hybrid chess
  10. 20:00: Online chess, fairplay regulations, etc.

Sunday 6 March

  1. 10:00: Competition regulations, equipment, etc.
  2. 11:00: Laws of Chess
  3. 12:00: Break
  4. 12:10: Laws of Chess

Friday 11 March

  1. 19:00: Laws of Chess

Saturday 12 March

  1. Whole session: Laws of Chess

Sunday 13 March

  1. 10:00: Laws of Chess
  2. 11:00: Recap of everything, what to expect from exam, etc.

Extra Q&A:  These sessions are not compulsory to attend and is there for candidates to ask anything that was discussed during the seminar.

Tuesday 15 March:  19:00-21:00

Thursday 17 March:  19:00-21:00