From 27 October to 2 November 2015 a FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar was organized in Porto Carras, Halkidiki, Greece, by the FIDE Arbiters’ Commission, in cooperation with the Greek Chess Federation and the Thessaloniki-Halkidiki Chess Clubs’ Union and under auspices of FIDE.
The venue of the Seminar was the Pella Hall of SITHONIA Hotel, in Porto Carras.
The lecturer was IA Panagiotis Nikolopoulos (GRE), Chairman of the FIDE Arbiters’ Commission and FIDE Lecturer and Assistant Lecturers were IA Argiris Kitharidis (GRE) and IA Ioannis Mitrou (GRE).
30 people from Greece, India, Ireland, Romania, Ukraine, Hungary, Armenia and Canada participated in the Seminar.
Twenty two (22) of them participated in the examination test, held after the end of the lectures and the following succeeded in the test and will be awarded a norm for the title of the FIDE Arbiter, after the approval of the next FIDE Presidential Board:
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IA Takis Nikolopoulos
FIDE Arbiters’ Commission