55th INTERNET based FIDE ARBITERS’ SEMINAR (in English language)

seminar logoThe FIDE Arbiters’ Commission is going to organize an Internet Based FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar, from 22 to 27 January 2018, under the auspices of FIDE.

The Lecturer and Technical Organizer will be IA Mihail Prevenios (GRE), FIDE Lecturer and assistant Lecturer will be IA Sotiris Logothetis (GRE).

The lectures will be in English language.

They will be at 18.00-22.00, Athens Time (GMT+2) daily and will include all the new laws of Chess, Swiss Rules, Titles and Ratings Regulations that have been approved in 2017 Antalya FIDE Congress and will be in effect from 1 January 2018.

The Seminar will give FIDE Arbiter norms and titles, according to the Regulations for the titles of the Arbiters.

The participation fee will be 50 Euros and must be paid free of charges until three (3) days before the day of the start of the Seminar, by using the following ways:

(1) By depositing money in FIDE Account:


Bankers: UBS Bank
Address: Case Postale, 1002 Lausanne, Switzerland
Bank Code: UBSWCHZH80A
Euro Account Number 243-342087.63Y
IBAN CH54 0024 3243 3420 8763 Y
Account Name: Federation Internationale Des Echecs

(2) By credit card:

Credit Card

Internet Address: https://payment.fide.com/payment.phtml
Holder Name: Federation Internationale Des Echecs
Instructions: Choose enter payment manually at the top and write the reason of payment
(Arbiters’ Seminar)

(3) By PayPal:


Internet Address: www.paypal.com
Holder Name: Federation Internationale Des Echecs
Code: payment@fide.com

Maximum number of participants will be 40, with priority to be given to FA, IA and then Arbiters of National Level.
For participation please fill the on-line form you will find in the link:

(see application)