FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Baku, Azerbaijan during the 42nd Chess Olympiad

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From 3 to 10 September 2016 a FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar was organized in Baku, Azerbaijan, by the FIDE Arbiters’ Commission, in cooperation with the Azerbaijan Chess Federation and the Organizing Committee of the 42nd Chess Olympiad, under auspices of FIDE.

The venue of the Seminar was the Meeting Hall of the Boulevard Hotel, in Baku.

The lecturer was IA Takis Nikolopoulos (GRE), Chairman of the FIDE Arbiters’ Commission and FIDE Lecturer and Assistant Lecturer was IA Aris Marghetis (CAN), Secretary of the FIDE Arbiters’ Commission.

19 people from Ethiopia, Tanzania, Pakistan, Romania, Mongolia, Ghana, Lesotho, Turkmenistan, Georgia, Zambia, Island, Lithuania, Azerbaijan and Uganda attended the seminar and thirteen (13) of them participated in the examination test, held after the end of the lectures.
The following succeeded in the test and will be awarded a norm or the title of the FIDE Arbiter, after the approval of the next FIDE Presidential Board:

Zelalem, Dejen ETH 15700763 FA title
Garbea, Bogdan ROU 1213733 FA norm
Anu, Bayar MGL 4901339 FA norm
Arko-Dadzie, George GHA 12600156 FA title
Balabanov, Andrei FIDE 128131671 FA norm
Annayev, Vladimir TKM 14003996 FA norm

IA Takis Nikolopoulos
FIDE Arbiters’ Commission