FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Tashkent, UZBEKISTAN


From 3 to 6 May 2017 a FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar was organized in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, by the Uzbekistan Chess Federation and under the auspices of FIDE.

The lecturer was IA Ashot Vardapetyan (ARM), Chairman of the FIDE Rules Commission and FIDE Lecturer, and Assistant lecturer was IA Husan Turdialiev (UZB).

The venue of the Seminar was the Chess Academy of Uzbekistan, in Tashkent.

The lectures were in Russian language.

Nineteen (19) Arbiters from Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Afghanistan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan participated in the Seminar. Eight (8) 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 FIDE Arbiter title and after the approval of the next FIDE Presidential Board or Congress:

Amanov, Zhanibek                       13700189   KAZ FA norm
Bigabylov, Zhuban                       13701495   KAZ FA norm
Ghafoori, Mohammad Naeem   11701188   AFG FA title
Khamdamov, Suhrob                  14700042   TJK FA norm
Kholmirzaev, Bakhodir               14200830   UZB FA norm
Nadirjanova, Nodira                    14201232   UZB FA norm


IA Takis Nikolopoulos
FIDE Arbiters’ Commission