Upcoming FA Seminars

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

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Sep
18
Fri
87th Internet Based FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar (Chess South Africa)
Sep 18 – Sep 27 all-day
87th Internet Based FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar (Chess South Africa)
The 87th Internet based FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar is going to be organized from 18/09/2020 to 27/09/2020 by Chess South Africa, under the auspices of FIDE.
The Lecturer will be IA van den Bergh, Gunther (RSA), FIDE Lecturer and the Assistant Lecturer will be IA de Winnaar, Benjamin (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 18 September 2020 (Session 1) Saturday 19 September 2020 (Session 2) Sunday 20 September 2020 (Session 3) Friday 25 September 2020 (Session 4) Saturday 26 September 2020 (Session 5) Sunday 27 September 2020 (Exam) Exact session times not yet fixed but planned as follows:  4 hours per day (two 2-hour sessions).  The exam on the 27th will be written online (google docs with a fixed time setter).
Sep
26
Sat
90th Internet Based FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar (Barbados) @ Barbados
Sep 26 – Oct 4 all-day
90th Internet Based FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar (Barbados) @ Barbados
The 90th Internet based FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar is going to be organized from 26/09/2020 to 04/10/2020 by the Barbados Chess Federation, under the auspices of FIDE.
The Lecturer will be IA/IO Bond, Hal (CAN), FIDE Lecturer and the Assistant Lecturer will be IA Daniel, Kelvin (BAR).
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 One – September 26th
a) The Role of the Arbiter. Laws of Chess (including Rapid and Blitz)
b) FIDE Competition Rules and standards of chess equipment

Day Two – September 27th
c) System of Games, tie breaks.
d) Swiss system and pairing rules.

Day Three – October 3rd
e) Regulations for the rating and the over‐the‐board titles.
f) Regulations for the titles of the Arbiters.
g) On line Arbiting

Day Four – October 4th
h) Anti‐cheating guidelines for Arbiters.
Seminar Exam

Note: All days 13.00 – 19.00 hours Eastern Caribbean Time (ECT)
Oct
15
Thu
85th Internet Based FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar (Asian Chess Federation)
Oct 15 – Oct 19 all-day
85th Internet Based FIDE Arbiters' Seminar (Asian Chess Federation)
The 85th Internet based FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar is going to be organized from 15/10/2020 to 19/10/2020 by the Asian Chess Federation, under the auspices of FIDE.
The Lecturer will be IA/IO Mahdi Abdulrahim (UAE), FIDE Lecturer and Technical Organizer will be IA/IO Mehrdad Pahlevanzadeh (IRI).
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:
October 15th, 18:00-23:00 (Dubai time)
October 16th, 18:00-23:00 (Dubai time)
October 17th, 18:00-23:00 (Dubai time)
October 18th, 18:00-23:00 (Dubai time)
October 19th, 18:00-21:00 Examination time (Dubai time)
Oct
30
Fri
89th Internet Based FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar (Colombia)
Oct 30 – Nov 7 all-day
89th Internet Based FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar (Colombia)
The 89th Internet based FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar is going to be organized from 30/10/2020 to 07/11/2020 by the Colombia Chess Federation (FECODAZ) and Arbiters Commission FECODAZ, under the auspices of FIDE.
The Lecturer will be IA/IO Hermida, Marcelo Mariano (ARG), FIDE Lecturer and the Assistant Lecturer will be IA Calle, Jose Jesus (COL).
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:
1st Session – Friday, 30 October, 18:00 hrs to 21:00 hrs: Laws of Chess
2nd Session – Saturday, 31 October, 18:00 hrs to 21:00 hrs: Laws of Chess
3rd Session – Sunday, 1 November, 9:00 hrs to 13:00 hrs: Types of Tournaments/ Tie Breaks/ Pairing
4th Session – Monday, 2 November, 9:00 hrs to 13:00 hrs: Pairing / Rating
5th Session – Friday, 6 November, 18:00 hrs to 21:00 hrs: Pairing / Rating / Titles
6th Session Saturday, 7 November, 18:00 hrs to 21:00 hrs: Arbiter Titles/ Anticheating / Clocks
Evaluation Sunday, 8 November, 10:00 hrs to 13:00 hrs: Exam
Oct
31
Sat
88th Internet Based FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar (Wales)
Oct 31 – Nov 8 all-day
88th Internet Based FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar (Wales)
The 88th Internet based FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar is going to be organized from 31/10/2020 to 08/11/2020 by Welsh Chess Union, under the auspices of FIDE.
The Lecturer will be IA/IO McFarlane, Alex H (SCO), FIDE Lecturer and the Assistant Lecturer will be IA/IO Holowczak, Alex R (ENG).
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:
October 31st,    10.00-13.00 – Laws of Chess
                            14.00-17.00 – Types of Tournament / Tie Breaks
November 1st,  10.00-13.00 – Laws of Chess
                             14.00-17.00 – Pairing
November 7th,  10.00-13.00 – Titles & Rating
                             14.00-17.00 – Pairings/Arbiter Titles/Anti Cheating
November 8th,  10.00-13.00 – Clocks/Revision
                              14.00-17.00 – Exam