From 16 to 22 January 2012 a FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar was organized in Queenstown, New Zealand, by the New Zealand Chess Federation, in cooperation with the Oceania Chess Confederation and under the auspices of FIDE.
The Lecturer was IA Bob Gibbons (NZL), FIDE Lecturer, and Assistant Lecturer was IA Shaun Press (PNG).
Three (3) people from New Zealand and Australia participated in the Seminar and in the examination test held after the lectures. The following succeeded in the test and they will be awarded a FA Norm, after the approval of the next FIDE Presidential Board:
Jones, Brian (AUS), FIDE I.D. : 3200663
IA Panagiotis Nikolopoulos
FIDE Arbiters’ Commission