ARB Calendar

FIDE and ECU Workshop for arbiters in online chess
Jun 10 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
FIDE and ECU Workshop for arbiters in online chess
The conference will be held in Zoom. To register, simply send an email to Prior to the start, the organiser will send a link to join the webinar.
10.06.2020 [Wednesday], 18:00 – 20:00 CEST
Title – Workshop for arbiters in online chess events
Hosts – IA Laurent Freyd, Chairman of the FIDE Arbiters’ Commission and IA Tomasz Delega, Chairman of the ECU Arbiters’ Council
Description – the hosts will share about online events and best practices to help arbiters fulfilling their role in this new context.
During the conference, you will find out about:
– what’s the role of the arbiter in online tournaments
– how to get prepared for different kinds of online tournament formats
– how to deal with the challenges that an arbiter may face online
– what are the useful processes and tools for arbiters online
– how to implement fair play measures and tools
FIDE Workshop for federations on arbiters’ title applications
Jun 18 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
FIDE Workshop for federations on arbiters' title applications

FIDE Arbiters’ Commission will host an online workshop for federations on arbiters’ title applications on June 18 [Thursday], 15:00 – 17:00 CEST.

During the webinar, you will find out:
– how to fill in and validate an arbiter’s norm
– how to select norms for a valid application
– how to check data related to an application
Due to high demand, it will be streamed live on the FIDE youtube channel and is open to everyone:
FPL & ARB Webinar on Introducing Fair Play Regulations and Best Practices
Jun 26 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
ARB Webinar on the selection of Arbiters in FIDE Events
Sep 28 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

This 3rd webinar by the FIDE Arbiters’ Commission will focus on the selection of arbiters in FIDE Tournaments.

Following a request by the FIDE Council to explain the criteria for the selection of arbiters, Laurent Freyd, FIDE Arbiters’ Commission Chairman, and Nebojsa Baralic, FIDE Arbiters’ Commission Secretary, will try to give you a global overview on the topic “selections”:

  • An analysis of the current regulations and practices
  • A case study about the recent call of interest for the Chess Olympiad
  • This will also be an opportunity to share a status on the transition to a more structured way of handling selections

Join us Live through the link below!