FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Utrecht, NETHERLANDS

seminar_logoOn 6, 13 October and 3 November 2010 a FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar was organized in Utrecht, Netherlands, by the Dutch Chess Federation and under auspices of FIDE.

The lecturer was IA Geurt Gijssen (NED), Chairman of the FIDE Rules and Tournament Regulations Commission and FIDE Lecturer, and Assistant Lecturers were IA Koos Stolk (NED) and IA Aart Strik (NED).

14 arbiters from the Netherlands participated in the seminar.

All of them participated in the examination test, held after the end of the lectures.

The following nine (9) succeeded in the test and will be awarded a norm for the title of the FIDE Arbiter and after the approval of the next FIDE Presidential Board:

Eliens, Arno (NED)                  (ID:   1040677)

Huizer, Mark (NED)                 (ID:   1005839)

Van Aurich, Rob (NED)           (ID:   1037544)

Van Der Graaf, Gerard (NED) (ID:   1030159)

Ruben, Erik (NED)                   (ID:    1032631)

Pouwels, John (NED)              (ID:    1011529)

Jansen, Joost (NED)               (ID:   1037633)

Bruijns, Ad (NED)                    (ID:   1039466)

Van Elven, Erik (NED)             (ID:   1029681)

IA Panagiotis Nikolopoulos


FIDE Arbiters’ Commission