From 29 April to 1 May 2017 a FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar was organized in Xiamen, China by the Chinese Chess Association, in cooperation with the Asian Chess Federation and under auspices of FIDE.
The Lecturer of the seminar was IA Casto Abundo (PHI), FIDE Lecturer and Assistant Lecturers were IA K.K. Chan (HKG) and IA Liang Zhihua (CHN).
The language was English with translation to Chinese.
Eighty (80) people from around China attended and 30 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 Presidential Board or Congress:
IA Takis Nikolopoulos
FIDE Arbiters’ Commission