Upcoming FA Seminars

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

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May
10
Mon
FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Tashkent (Uzbekistan) – May 2021 @ Tashkent
May 10 – May 12 all-day
FIDE Arbiters' Seminar in Tashkent (Uzbekistan) - May 2021 @ Tashkent
The FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar is going to be organized from 10/5/2021 to 12/5/2021 in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, by the Uzbekistan Chess Federation, under the auspices of FIDE. The venue of the Seminar will be International Chess Academy, Tashkent, Uzbekistan. The Lecturer will be IA/IO Turdialiev, Husan (UZB), FIDE Lecturer and assistant lecturers will be IA Semenova, Irina (UZB). The language of the Seminar will be Russian. The Seminar will give norms and titles of FIDE Arbiter, according to the Regulations for the titles of Arbiters. Schedule: Session 1 10th May, 09:00 – 12:00 Laws of chess, tournament regulations Session 2 10th May, 14:00 – 17:00 Laws of chess, examples of cases Session 3 11th May, 09:00 – 12:00 Anti-Cheating guidelines Session 4 11th May, 14:00 – 17:00 Titles (including Arbiters) regulations Session 5 12th May, 09:00 – 12:00 Tie-break systems, Swiss system Session 6 12th May, 14:00 – 15:00 Chess clocks Session 7 12th May, 15:00 – 17:00 Exam
May
20
Thu
FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Lilongwe (Malawi) @ Lilongwe, Malawi
May 20 – May 23 all-day
FIDE Arbiters' Seminar in Lilongwe (Malawi) @ Lilongwe, Malawi

The FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar is going to be organized from 20/5/2021 to 23/5/2021 in Lilongwe, Malawi, by the Chess Association of Malawi, under the auspices of FIDE.
The Lecturer will be IA/IO Messaoudi, Bechir (TUN), FIDE Lecturer and assistant lecturers will be IA Mkumbwa Gilton (MAW).
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:

20.5.2021:
8.00-10.30: Laws of Chess
11:00-13:30: Laws of Chess (Cases), Words of Chess in official languages

21.5.2021:
8.00-10.30: Rating Regulations
11.00-13.30: Swiss Pairing System, Tie Break Rules, and FIDE Tournament Rules
13.30-14.30: Electronic Chess Clocks

22.5.2021:
08.00-9.30: Titles of the Players
10-12 Laws of Chess
12:30-14:30: Disciplinary Regulations, Anti Cheating Guidelines & Titles of the Arbiters

23.5.2021:
8.00-10.30: Standards of Chess equipment – Final Discussion
11:00-14:00: Examination Test

Jun
5
Sat
100th Internet Based FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar (Chess Federation of Canada) @ Online
Jun 5 – Jun 13 all-day
100th Internet Based FIDE Arbiters' Seminar (Chess Federation of Canada) @ Online
The 100th Internet based FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar is going to be organized from 05/06/2021 to 13/06/2021 by the Southwestern Ontario Chess League and Chess Federation of Canada, under the auspices of FIDE.
The Lecturer will be IA/IO Bond, Hal (CAN), FIDE Lecturer and Assistant Lecturer will be IA/IO Marghetis, Aris (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:

June 5 (10am – 6pm):
Role of Arbiters, Laws of Chess

June 6 (10am – 6pm):
Ratings and OTB Title Regulations, Swiss Pairings

June 12 (10am – 6pm):
Swiss Pairings, System of Games, Competition Rules, Equipment standards, Tie-breaks

June 13 (10am-2pm):
Arbiter Title Regs, Fair Play

June 13 (2pm-6pm):
Exam

Jun
26
Sat
FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Melbourne (Australia) @ Phyllis Hore Room, Kew Library
Jun 26 – Jul 4 all-day
FIDE Arbiters' Seminar in Melbourne (Australia) @ Phyllis Hore Room, Kew Library

The FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar is going to be organized from 26/6/2021 to 4/7/2021 in Melbourne, Australia by the Chess Victoria Inc (CV) and Australian Chess Federation, under the auspices of FIDE.
The venue of the Seminar will be the Phyllis Hore Room, Kew Library (Corner Cotham Road and Civic Drive, Kew VIC 3101. Australia).
The Lecturer will be IA Tsai, Peter (AUS), 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:

Saturday 26 June
9:00-11:00 Laws of Chess (including Rapid, Blitz)
11:30 – 13:00 Laws of Chess (including Rapid, Blitz)
14:00 – 16:00 Laws of Chess (case studies)
Sunday 27 June
9:00-11:00 Competition Rules and standards of chess equipment
11:30 – 13:00 System of Games, tie breaks
14:00 – 16:00 Regulations for the rating and the over‐the‐board titles
Saturday 3 July
9:00-11:00 Swiss system and pairing rules
11:30 – 13:00 Swiss system and pairing rules (case study)
14:00 – 16:00 Regulations for the titles of the Arbiters
Sunday 4 July
9:00-11:00 Anti‐cheating guidelines for Arbiters
11:30 – 12:00 Use of the electronic clocks.
13:00 – 16:00 Examination

Aug
6
Fri
FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Uppsala (Sweden) @ Clarion Hotel Gillet
Aug 6 – Aug 8 all-day
FIDE Arbiters' Seminar in Uppsala (Sweden) @ Clarion Hotel Gillet

The FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar is going to be organized from 6/8/2021 to 8/8/2021 in Uppsala, Sweden, by the Uppsala Skolschacksallskap and Swedish Chess Federation, under the auspices of FIDE.
The venue of the Seminar will be the Clarion Hotell Gillet, Dragarbrunnsgatan 23, Uppsala, Sweden.
The Lecturer will be IA/IO Salama, Omar (ISL), 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:

Friday, 6 August 2021
16.00-20.00 FIDE laws of chess

Saturday, 7 August 2021
9.00-12.00  Tournament rules
12.00-13.00 Lunch
13.00-15.00 System of games, swiss rules and the chess clock
15.00-19.00 Arbiters’ titles. Anti-cheating guidelines for arbiters. Overview for hybrid and online events.

Sunday, 8 August 2021
9.00-12.00  Title and rating regulations
12.00-13.00 Lunch
13.00-16.00 Examination

Aug
12
Thu
FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Ostfildern (Germany) @ Ostfildern
Aug 12 – Aug 15 all-day
FIDE Arbiters' Seminar in Ostfildern (Germany) @ Ostfildern

The FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar is going to be organized from 12/8/2021 to 15/8/2021 in Ostfildern, Germany, by the Arbiters Commission DSB and German Chess Federation, under the auspices of FIDE.
The venue of the Seminar will be the Sportschule Ruit, Kirchheimer Str. 125, Ostfildern, Germany.
The Lecturer will be IA Klueners, Juergen (GER), FIDE Lecturer and assistant lecturers will be IA/IO Johann, Gregor (GER), and IA/IO Alt, Ralph (GER), FIDE Lecturer.
The language of the Seminar will be German.
The Seminar will give norms and titles of FIDE Arbiter, according to the Regulations for the titles of Arbiters.

Schedule:

12.8.2021:
16.00-18.00: Rating Regulations
19.00-21.00: System of Games, Tie Break Rules, Electronical Clocks

13.8.2021:
09.00-12.30 and 14.00-17.30: Tournament Rules, Swiss Pairing System, Titles of  players

14.8.2021:
09.00-12.30 and 14.00-15.30: Titles of the arbiters, Disciplinary Regulations, Anti Cheating Guidelines, Laws of Chess

14.8.2021:
17.00-19.00: Examination Test

15.8.2021:
09.00-12.30: Laws of Chess (Cases), Results of the Test