From 4 to 7 April 2012 a FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar was organized in Samarkand, Uzbekistan, by the Uzbekistan Chess Federation, under auspices of FIDE.
The lecturer was IA Ashot Vardapetian (ARM), Member of the FIDE Arbiters’ Commission and FIDE Lecturer and Assistant lecturer was IA Husan Turdialiev (UZB).
The lectures were in Russian language.
Eleven (11) Arbiters from Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Kirgizstan, Turkmenistan and Afghanistan participated in the Seminar.
All 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:
Abdukadyrov, Tohtosun (KGZ)
Ablyazimov, Shevket (UZB)
Gabdushev, Arman (KAZ)
Khamraev, Rustam (UZB)
Mihteruddin, Zafar (AFG)
Petkov, Vladimir (KAZ)
Vahidov, Abduvahob (UZB)
IA Panagiotis Nikolopoulos
FIDE Arbiters’ Commission