FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Preston, England

seminar logoFrom 11th to 13th September 2015 a FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar was organized in Preston, England, by the UK Chess Arbiters’ Association, in association with the English Chess Federation and the Chess Scotland and under the auspices of FIDE.

The venue of the Seminar was the Legacy Preston International Hotel, Marsh Lane, Preston, ENGLAND, PR1 2FY

The Lecturer was IA David Welch (ENG), FIDE Lecturer, and the Assistant Lecturer was IA Lara Barnes (ENG).

The lectures were in the English language.

Nine (9) people from England participated in the Seminar and eight (8) off them participated in the examination test held after the lectures.
The following succeeded in the examination test and will be awarded a norm for the title of FIDE Arbiter after the approval of the next FIDE Presidential Board:

Name                    Fed         FIDE ID
David Clayton     ENG        448613
David Deary        SCO        2404362
Mike Forster       ENG        400785
Geoff Gammon   ENG        431141
Phil Thomas        SCO       2402106
John Thornton    WLS      1800663
Robert Tinton     ENG        448516
Rona Wishart      SCO            –

IA Takis Nikolopoulos
FIDE Arbiters’ Commission