FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Gatwick, ENGLAND

seminar_logoFrom 28th to 30th October 2011 a FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar was organized in Gatwick, England by e2e4 Chess and the Chess Arbiters’ Association, in cooperation with the English Chess Federation and under the auspices of FIDE.

The venue of the Seminar was the Crowne Plaza Hotel (London Gatwick Airport).

The Lecturer was IA David Sedgwick (ENG), FIDE Lecturer, and the Assistant Lecturer was IA Sean Hewitt (ENG).

The lectures were in the English language.

11 people from England and Ireland participated in the Seminar and in the examination test held after the lectures. The following succeeded in the test and will be awarded a norm for the title of FIDE Arbiter after the approval of the FIDE Presidential Board.

Name                                  Federation                              FIDE Code

Rory Delaney                             IRL                                     2502208

Pat Fitzsimons                            IRL                                     2502526

Gerry Graham                            IRL                                     2500590

Alex Holowczak                        ENG                                      418668

Ted Jennings                              IRL                                           –

Pete Morriss                               IRL                                      2500230

Jack Rudd                                  ENG                                      405736

Brian Scully                                IRL                                           –

Kevin Thurlow                           ENG                                      406104

IA Panagiotis Nikolopoulos


FIDE Arbiters’ Commission