FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Montreal, CANADA

seminar_logoFrom 13 to 15 July 2011 a FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar was organized in Montreal, Canada, by the Chess Federation of Quebec and the Canadian Chess Federation and under the auspices of FIDE.

The lecturer was IA Dirk DeRidder (BEL), FIDE Technical Commission Chairman and FIDE Lecturer and Assistant Lecturers were IA Hal Bond (CAN) and IA Pierre Denomee (CAN).

The lectures were in French language.

10 people from Canada and Haiti participated in the Seminar and 9 of them 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 or the FIDE Arbiter title, after the approval of the next FIDE Congress:



Boulin, Jean Roger


Le Duin, Thierry


Ouimet, Bernard


Goldenberg, Danny


IA Panagiotis Nikolopoulos


FIDE Arbiters’ Commission