FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Melbourne, AUSTRALIA


On 17 and 18 May 2014 a FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar was organized in Melbourne, Australia, by the Chess Victoria in cooperation with the Australia Chess Federation and under the auspices of FIDE.

The venue was the seminar hall of the University of Third Age (U3A) Knox, in Melbourne.

The lecturer was IA N.Y. Wong (SIN), FIDE Lecturer and Assistant Lecturer was IA Peter Tsai (AUS).

The lectures were in English language.

12 people from Australia, Chinese Taipei and Estonia participated in the Seminar and in the examination test, held after the end of the lectures.

The following succeeded in the test and they will be awarded a norm or the FIDE Arbiter title, after the approval of the next FIDE Congress:

Birchall, Ian                               (AUS)              FIDE I.D. :   3210901

Huang, Jimmy Ching-Chih      (TPE)              FIDE I.D. : 16300408

Nemeth, John                            (AUS)             FIDE I.D. :   3203131

Oswald, Franz                            (AUS)             FIDE I.D. :   3206807

Sandler, Leonid                         (AUS)             FIDE I.D. :   3201805

Vahtra, Tuuli                              (EST)               FIDE I.D. :   4502060

Villalon, Alexander                   (AUS)              FIDE I.D. :   3224660

Yung, Pearl                                 (AUS)             FIDE I.D. :   3215261

IA Panagiotis Nikolopoulos


FIDE Arbiters’ Commission