From 13 to 16 February 2012 a FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar was organized in Manila, Philippines, by the National Chess Federation of Philippines and under auspices of FIDE.
The lecturer was IA Casto Abundo (PHI), Asian Chess Federation Deputy President and FIDE Lecturer and Assistant lecturer was IA Gene Polliarco (PHI).
The lectures were in English language.
12 National Arbiters from Philippines participated in the Seminar
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 Presidential Board:
Florante P. Lopez (PHI)
Silverio T. Marzan, Jr. (PHI)
Ricardo R. Martin (PHI)
Christine Joy Pineda (PHI)
Joselito B. Asi (PHI)
Alfredo V. Chay (PHI)
Edwin D. Llamo (PHI)
Jesus Bitantes (PHI)
IA Panagiotis Nikolopoulos
FIDE Arbiters’ Commission