FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Birmingham, England

seminar logoFrom 29th to 31st January 2016 a FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar was organized in Birmingham, England, by the Four Nations Chess League, in conjunction with the English Chess Federation and under the auspices of FIDE.

The venue of the Seminar was the Holiday Inn Hotel, in Birmingham Airport.

The Lecturer was IA Alex McFarlane (SCO), FIDE Lecturer and the Assistant Lecturer was IA Lara Barnes (ENG).

The lectures were in the English language.

Thirteen (13) people from England, Wales and Spain participated in the Seminar and 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                                     FIDE I.D.              FED.
Alan Atkinson                         –                        ENG
Sabrina Chevannes           411280                ENG
Loz Cooper                           401536               ENG
Michael Cresswell              470139                ENG
Tim Dickinson                     405728                ENG
Phil Ehr                                 439150                 ENG
Adrian Elwin                        411450                 ENG
Silverio Fernandez            2255901               ESP
Jennifer Goldsmith           431001                  ENG
Tony Tatam                        429473                 ENG
Tom Thorpe                        1802437              WLS

IA Takis Nikolopoulos
FIDE Arbiters’ Commission