FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Abu Dhabi, UAE



From 5 to 9 May 2012 a FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar was organized in Abu Dhabi, UAE, by the Abu Dhabi Chess Club and Abu Dhabi Sports Club, in cooperation with the UAE Chess Federation and under auspices of FIDE.

The venue of the Seminar was the Abu Dhabi Sports Club in Abu Dhabi.

The lecturer was IA Panagiotis Nikolopoulos (GRE), Chairman of the FIDE Arbiters’ Commission and FIDE Lecturer and Assistant Lecturers were IA Mahdi Abdulrahim (UAE), UAE Chess Federation Technical Secretary and Councilor of the FIDE Arbiters’ Commission and IA Sultan Ali Al Taher (UAE), Member of the FIDE Technical Commission and Chairman of the UAE Chess Federation Arbiters’ Commission.

The lectures were in English language.

15 Arbiters from UAE, Australia, Egypt, Syria and Iraq participated in the Seminar and in the examination test, held after the end of the lectures. The following succeeded in the test and will be awarded a norm for the title or the FIDE Arbiter, after the approval of the next FIDE Congress:

Faisal Abduljalil                 (UAE)     FIDE I.D 9308997

Abdulla Adrees Al Hamed (UAE)     FIDE I.D 9302328

Khalifa Mohamed Ahmed (UAE)     FIDE I.D 9305025

Moza Ateeq Al Hamili (F) (UAE)      FIDE I.D 9309004

Mansoor Abbas Khouri     (UAE)     FIDE I.D 9309012

Majed Helawi                     (SYR)      FIDE I.D 7603096

IA Panagiotis Nikolopoulos


FIDE Arbiters’ Commission