Upcoming FA Seminars

The agenda below displays FA Seminars officially validated by the FIDE Arbiters’ Commission.

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Sep
23
Sat
140th Internet Based FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar (PAN) @ online
Sep 23 – Sep 25 all-day
140th Internet Based FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar (PAN) @ online
The 140th Internet-based FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar is going to be organized from 23/09/2023 to 25/09/2023 by the Panamanian Chess Federation, under the auspices of FIDE. The Lecturer will be IA Lopez-Chavez Marino, Barbara (CUB), FIDE Lecturer, and the Local Assistant Arbiter will be IA Rondon Chacon, Yolys Desiree (PAN). The language of the Seminar will be Spanish. The Seminar will give norms and titles of FIDE Arbiter, according to the Regulations for the titles of Arbiters.
Schedule:
Saturday, 23 September 09:00-13:00 Laws of Chess, Appendices 15:00-17:00 System of Games, Tie-breaks 17:00-20:00 System of Pairings, Swiss-System 20:00-21:00 Use of electronic clocks Sunday, 24 September 09:00-11:00 Anti-cheating guidelines for Arbiters 11:00-13:00 Regulations for the titles of Arbiters 15:00-17:00 Players’ titles regulations 17:00-19:00 Ratings regulations 19:00-21:00 Review, Questions Monday, 25 September 17:00-21:00 Examination test
Sep
27
Wed
FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Brisbane (AUS) @ Acacia Ridge Hotel
Sep 27 – Oct 5 all-day
FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Brisbane (AUS) @ Acacia Ridge Hotel | Acacia Ridge | Queensland | Australia

A FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar is going to be organized from 27/09/2023 to 05/10/2023 in Brisbane, by the Chess Association of Queensland (CAQ) and Australian Chess Federation, under the auspices of FIDE.

The Lecturer will be IA Tsai, Peter (AUS), FIDE Lecturer, and Local Assistant Lecturer will be IA D`arcy, Michael (AUS).

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:

Wednesday 27th September
9:00-11:00 Laws of Chess (including Rapid, Blitz)
11:00 – 13:00 Laws of Chess (Case Studies)
14:00 – 16:00 Swiss System and Pairings Rules
16:00 – 17:00 Competition Rules and standards of chess equipment

Thursday 28th September
9:00-10:30 System of Games, tie breaks
10:30 – 12:00 Anti‐cheating guidelines for Arbiters
12:00 – 13:00 Use of Electronic Clocks

Wednesday 4th October
9:00 -12:00 Regulations for the rating and the over‐the‐board titles
13:00 – 14:00 Regulations for the titles of the Arbiters
14:00 – 15:00 Conduct of Players and Arbiters

Thursday 5th October
9:00 – 13:00 Exam

Sep
28
Thu
FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Dubai (UAE) @ UAE Chess Federation
Sep 28 – Oct 2 all-day
FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Dubai (UAE) @ UAE Chess Federation | Dubai | Dubai | United Arab Emirates

A FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar is going to be organised from 28/09/2023 to 02/10/2023 in Dubai, by the UAE Chess Federation, under the auspices of FIDE.

The Lecturer will be IA/IO Abdulrahim, Mahdi (UAE), FIDE Lecturer, and Local Assistant Lecturer will be IA Alhammadi, Faisal (UAE).

The language of the Seminar will be Arabic.

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

Schedule:

Thursday 28th September 2023

16:00 to 17:30 Laws of Chess (Standard)
17:40 to 19:30 Laws of Chess (Standard)
19:40 to 21:00 Laws of Chess (Rapid, Blitz)

Friday 29th September 2023

16:00 to 17:30 Laws of Chess (Practice-Case’s)
17:40 to 19:30 Laws of Chess (Practice-Case’s)
19:40 to 21:00 Use of electronic clocks

Saturday 30th September 2023

16:00 to 17:30 FIDE Competition Rules and standards of chess equipment
17:40 to 19:30 Swiss system and pairing rules
19:40 to 21:00 System of games, tie breaks

Sunday 1st October 2023

16:00 to 17:30 Rating and over‐the‐board titles
17:40 to 19:30 Regulations for the titles of Arbiters
19:40 to 21:00  Anti‐cheating guidelines for Arbiters

Monday 2nd October 2023

Examination Test (4 hours) it’s from 06:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Sep
30
Sat
141th Internet Based FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar (PHI) @ online
Sep 30 – Oct 3 all-day
141th Internet Based FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar (PHI) @ online

The 141th Internet-based FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar is going to be organized from 30/09/2023 to 03/10/2023 by the National Chess Federation of the Philippines and Asian Chess Federation, under the auspices of FIDE.

The Lecturer will be IA/IO Abundo, Cast (PHI), FIDE Lecturer.

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:

14:00-19:00 Manila time.

The subjects will include:
a) Laws of Chess (including Rapid, Blitz, etc), 4 hours;
b) Tournament Rules, 2 hours;
c) System of Games, tie breaks. 2 hours;
d) Swiss system and Pairing rules, 2 hours;
e) Regulations for the rating and the over‐the‐board titles, 2 hours;
f) Regulations for the titles of the Arbiters, 1 hour;
g) Anti cheating guidelines for Arbiters 1 hour;
Exam 4 hours

Oct
11
Wed
FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Manaus (BRA) @ Novotel Manaus
Oct 11 – Oct 16 all-day
FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Manaus (BRA) @ Novotel Manaus | Manaus | State of Amazonas | Brazil

A FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar is going to be organised from 11/10/2023 to 16/10/2023 in Manaus, by the Brazilian Chess Federation, under the auspices of FIDE.

The Lecturer will be IA Ribeiro, Pablyto Robert Baioco (BRA), FIDE Lecturer, and Assistant Lecturer will be IA/IO Mafra, Kaiser Luiz (BRA).

The language of the Seminar will be Portuguese.

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

Schedule:

Oct, 11th – 9h00 to 12h00 – Anti‐cheating guidelines for Arbiters (2 hours) / System of games, tie breaks (1 hour)

Oct, 12th – 9h00 to 12h00 – Swiss system and pairing rules (3 hours)

Oct, 13th – 9h00 to 12h00 – FIDE Competition Rules and standards of chess equipment (2:30 hours) / Use of electronic clocks (30 min)

Oct, 14th – 9h00 to 12h00 – Regulations for the titles of Arbiters (1 hour) / Rating and over‐the‐board titles (2 hours)

Oct, 15th – 9h00 to 13h00 – Laws of Chess / English chess vocabulary (4 hours)

Oct, 16th10h00 to 14h00Written Exam

 

Nov
10
Fri
FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Toronto (CAN) @ Hart House
Nov 10 – Nov 12 all-day
FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Toronto (CAN) @ Hart House | Toronto | Ontario | Canada

The FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar is going to be organized from 10/11/2023 to 12/11/2023 by the Chess Federation of Canada, under the auspices of FIDE.

The Lecturer will be IA/IO Bond, Hal (CAN), FIDE Lecturer.

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: 

November 10:
6pm – 10pm Role of Arbiters, Laws of Chess (4hrs)

November 11:
10am -12 pm Ratings and OTB Title Regulations (2hrs.)
12pm-1pm System of Games, Tie-breaks (1 hour)
2pm-4:30pm: Swiss Pairings, (2.5 hrs)
4:30-6pm Competition Rules, Equipment standards and clocks (1.5hrs)

November 12:

10am-11am Arbiter Title Regs (1 hr)
11am-12pm: Fair Play (1 hr)
12pm-2pm: seminar review (2 hrs)
2pm-6pm : Exam (4 hrs)

Feb
19
Mon
FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Djerba (TUN) @ Djerba
Feb 19 – Feb 21 all-day
FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Djerba (TUN) @ Djerba | Medenine | Tunisia

A FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar is going to be organised from 19/02/2024 to 21/02/2024 in Djebra, by the Tunisan Chess Federation, under the auspices of FIDE.

The Lecturer will be IA Messaoudi, Bechir (TUN), FIDE Lecturer, and Assistant Lecturer will be IA Baktache, Mohamed Ali (TUN).

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

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

Schedule:

19.2.2024:
15.00-22:00 Laws of chess, use of electronic clocks, Fair Play regulations and anti-cheating guidelines for arbiters

20.2.2024:
08:00-14:00 System of games and tie breaks regulations, swiss system and pairing rules
16:00-21:00 Competition rules and standards of chess equipment, Rating and titles, English terms

21.2.2024:
08.00-11.00 Review, Q&A
16:00-20:00 Examination  test

 

May
2
Thu
FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Bordeaux (FRA) @ online and Bordeaux
May 2 all-day
FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Bordeaux (FRA) @ online and Bordeaux | Bordeaux | Nouvelle-Aquitaine | France

A FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar is going to be organised in mixed format from 02/05/2024 to 20/05/2024 in Bordeaux, France, by the French Chess Fédération, under the auspices of FIDE.
The venue of the Seminar will be the Chess Club Bordeaux ASPOM Echecs, 130 bis Amedee St Germain, 33800 BORDEAUX.

The Lecturers will be IA/IO Dervieux, Dominique (FRA), FIDE Lecturer and IA Boyd, Stephen (FRA), FIDE Lecturer. Assistant Lecturer will be IA Lapeyre, Pierre (FRA).

The language of the Seminar will be French.

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

Schedule:

  • 3 sessions of 2,5 hours courses online (2-7-14 May at 20:00)
  • followed by 3 sessions of 8 hours face-to-face (18, 19 May at  09:00 – 20 May at 8:00)

Subjects (time in hours):

Planning:

3 online sessions: 20.00-22.30 CET on 02/07/14 May 2024
May 2nd – 20.00-22.30 CET Laws of Chess
May 7th – 20.00-22.30 CET Swiss Pairing System
May 14th – 20.00-22.30 CET Laws of Chess

Bordeaux, May 18th – 9.00 – 18.00 CET
9.00 – 10.00 Swiss Pairing System
10.00 – 12.00 System of Games,Tie Break Rules, Chess Clocks
14.00 – 15.00 Tournament Rules
15.00 – 18.00 Laws of Chess (Rapid & Blitz)

Bordeaux, May 19th – 9.00 – 18.00 CET
9.00 – 12.00 Rating Regulations , Titles of players
14.00 – 17.30 Titles of the arbiters, Disciplinary Regulations, Anti Cheating Guidelines
17.30 – 18.00 Questions / Answers

Bordeaux, May 20th – 9.00 – 16.00 CET
8.00 – 12.00 Examination
14.00 – 16.00 Debrief

 

May
7
Tue
FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Bordeaux (FRA) @ online and Bordeaux
May 7 all-day
FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Bordeaux (FRA) @ online and Bordeaux | Bordeaux | Nouvelle-Aquitaine | France

A FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar is going to be organised in mixed format from 02/05/2024 to 20/05/2024 in Bordeaux, France, by the French Chess Fédération, under the auspices of FIDE.
The venue of the Seminar will be the Chess Club Bordeaux ASPOM Echecs, 130 bis Amedee St Germain, 33800 BORDEAUX.

The Lecturers will be IA/IO Dervieux, Dominique (FRA), FIDE Lecturer and IA Boyd, Stephen (FRA), FIDE Lecturer. Assistant Lecturer will be IA Lapeyre, Pierre (FRA).

The language of the Seminar will be French.

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

Schedule:

  • 3 sessions of 2,5 hours courses online (2-7-14 May at 20:00)
  • followed by 3 sessions of 8 hours face-to-face (18, 19 May at  09:00 – 20 May at 8:00)

Subjects (time in hours):

Planning:

3 online sessions: 20.00-22.30 CET on 02/07/14 May 2024
May 2nd – 20.00-22.30 CET Laws of Chess
May 7th – 20.00-22.30 CET Swiss Pairing System
May 14th – 20.00-22.30 CET Laws of Chess

Bordeaux, May 18th – 9.00 – 18.00 CET
9.00 – 10.00 Swiss Pairing System
10.00 – 12.00 System of Games,Tie Break Rules, Chess Clocks
14.00 – 15.00 Tournament Rules
15.00 – 18.00 Laws of Chess (Rapid & Blitz)

Bordeaux, May 19th – 9.00 – 18.00 CET
9.00 – 12.00 Rating Regulations , Titles of players
14.00 – 17.30 Titles of the arbiters, Disciplinary Regulations, Anti Cheating Guidelines
17.30 – 18.00 Questions / Answers

Bordeaux, May 20th – 9.00 – 16.00 CET
8.00 – 12.00 Examination
14.00 – 16.00 Debrief

 

May
14
Tue
FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Bordeaux (FRA) @ online and Bordeaux
May 14 all-day
FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Bordeaux (FRA) @ online and Bordeaux | Bordeaux | Nouvelle-Aquitaine | France

A FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar is going to be organised in mixed format from 02/05/2024 to 20/05/2024 in Bordeaux, France, by the French Chess Fédération, under the auspices of FIDE.
The venue of the Seminar will be the Chess Club Bordeaux ASPOM Echecs, 130 bis Amedee St Germain, 33800 BORDEAUX.

The Lecturers will be IA/IO Dervieux, Dominique (FRA), FIDE Lecturer and IA Boyd, Stephen (FRA), FIDE Lecturer. Assistant Lecturer will be IA Lapeyre, Pierre (FRA).

The language of the Seminar will be French.

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

Schedule:

  • 3 sessions of 2,5 hours courses online (2-7-14 May at 20:00)
  • followed by 3 sessions of 8 hours face-to-face (18, 19 May at  09:00 – 20 May at 8:00)

Subjects (time in hours):

Planning:

3 online sessions: 20.00-22.30 CET on 02/07/14 May 2024
May 2nd – 20.00-22.30 CET Laws of Chess
May 7th – 20.00-22.30 CET Swiss Pairing System
May 14th – 20.00-22.30 CET Laws of Chess

Bordeaux, May 18th – 9.00 – 18.00 CET
9.00 – 10.00 Swiss Pairing System
10.00 – 12.00 System of Games,Tie Break Rules, Chess Clocks
14.00 – 15.00 Tournament Rules
15.00 – 18.00 Laws of Chess (Rapid & Blitz)

Bordeaux, May 19th – 9.00 – 18.00 CET
9.00 – 12.00 Rating Regulations , Titles of players
14.00 – 17.30 Titles of the arbiters, Disciplinary Regulations, Anti Cheating Guidelines
17.30 – 18.00 Questions / Answers

Bordeaux, May 20th – 9.00 – 16.00 CET
8.00 – 12.00 Examination
14.00 – 16.00 Debrief