FIDE Arbiters Seminar in Khanty-Mansiysk, RUSSIA

seminar_logoFrom 22 to 30 September 2010 a FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar was organized in Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia, during the 39th Chess Olympiad, by the FIDE Arbiters’ Commission and under auspices of FIDE.

The venue of the Seminar was the Sport Academy of Khanty-Mansiysk.

The lecturer was IA Dirk De Ridder (BEL), Secretary of the FIDE Arbiters’ Commission and Assistant lecturer was IA Werner Stubenvoll (AUT), Councilor of the FIDE Arbiters’ Commission.

The lectures were in English language.

30 people from 18 Federations from all over the world participated in the Seminar, 25 of them participated in the examination test, held after the end of the lectures and the following twelve (12) succeeded in the test and will be awarded a norm or the FIDE Arbiter title (according to the art. 3.10 of the Regulations of the titles of Arbiters) and after the approval of the next FIDE Congress:

Dos Ramos, Ricardo (SUR) (FIDE ID 8200033) FA title
Sudakov, Sergei V. (RUS) FA norm
Antoniou, Antonis (CYP) (FIDE ID 5900123) FA title
Nyirenda, Paul Marango (MAW) FA title
Kassinopoulos, Polydoros (CYP) (FIDE ID 5900310) FA title
Yiapanis, Giorgos (CYP) FA title
Makem, Pierre (CAM) FA title
Dewperkash, Gaiadin (SUR) FA title
Ouma, Stephen (KEN) FA title
Namenya, Thomas Mulamia (KEN) FA title
Kisuze, Stephen Ssemmango (UGA) FA title
Kagambi, Lawrence (KEN) FA title

IA Panagiotis Nikolopoulos
FIDE Arbiters’ Commission