FIDE Arbiters’ Magazine No 1

Dear friends,

The FIDE Arbiters’ Commission has the pleasure to publish the first issue of the Arbiters’ Magazine.

This publication is our attempt to offer to all the Arbiters around the world the necessary knowledge and information, to enable them to exercise their duties in the best way.

The Magazine will include real incidents from the tournaments and respective actions of the Arbiters, as well as decisions taken by the FIDE Congresses and Presidential Boards in connection to the Arbiters. It will also contain any other information that can be useful to the Arbiters.

Many thanks to the Arbiters’ Commission Editorial Subcommittee of IA Aris Marghetis (CAN), Secretary of the FIDE Arbiters’ Commission, and IA Carlos Dias (POR), Member of the FIDE Arbiters’ Commission, who collect the material for publication in every issue of the Magazine and prepare it for publication.

The Arbiters’ Magazine will be published twice a year on the FIDE Arbiters’ Commission website and will be available for printing to everybody.

You are welcome to send your comments, opinions and ideas, as well as any incidents that have come to your knowledge and you believe are worth publishing.

Your assistance to our effort will be highly appreciated.

Takis Nikolopoulos
FIDE Arbiters’ Commission