From 21 to 26 August 2018 a FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar was organized in Riga, Latvia, by the Latvian Chess Federation and under the auspices of FIDE.
The lecturer was IA Ashot Vardapetian (ARM), FIDE Rules Commission Chairman and FIDE Lecturer and Assistant Lecturer was IA Andra Cimina (LAT).
The venue of the Seminar was the Kipsala International Exhibition Centre, in Riga.
The lectures were in Russian language.
Fifteen (15) Arbiters from four (4) Federations (Latvia, Estonia, Ukraine and Ireland) participated in the Seminar
Eleven (11) 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 Congress:
NAME GEN FED. FIDE ID
Abozenko, Georg M EST 4500210
Jasinskis, Anatolijs M LAT 11612010
Gercans, Visvaldis M LAT 11604301
Gertners, Gunars M LAT 11607327
Ni, Polina F LAT 11602481
Mustaps, Matiss M LAT 11602295
Sudmale, Galina F LAT 11603780
IA Takis Nikolopoulos
FIDE Arbiters’ Commission