From 4 to 7 May 2016 a FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar was organized in Mekkah, Saudi Arabia, by the Saudi Chess Association, in cooperation with the Asian Chess Federation and Hijaz Chess Club and under auspices of FIDE.
The Lecturer of the seminar was IA Mahdi Abdulrahim (UAE), FIDE Arbiters’ Commission Councilor and FIDE Lecturer and Assistant Lecturer was FA Yaser Motlaq Al Otaibi (KSA).
The venue of the Seminar was the Reef International Hotel in Mekkah.
The lectures were in Arabic language.
Twenty two (22) people from Saudi Arabia, Morocco, Egypt, Tunisia, Yemen and Lebanon participated in the Seminar and nineteen (19) of them participated in the examination test, held after the end of the lectures.
The following succeeded in the test and they will be awarded a norm for the title of the FIDE Arbiter, after the approval of the next FIDE Congress:
|First Name||Surname||Fed.||Fide- ID|
|Adil A||Al Osaimi||KSA||21501130|
|Fareed R||Al Zhrani||KSA||21504512|
|Saleem Muslih||Al Harthi||KSA||21505802|
IA Takis Nikolopoulos
FIDE Arbiters’ Commission