ARB Report to the 3rd Quarter FIDE Council Meeting 2020

Dear Friends,

Please find the report of the FIDE Arbiters’ Commission that was approved by the 3rd Quarter 2020 FIDE Council meeting online, September 30, 2020.

Table of content:

  1. Meetings and Representation
    • ARB Monthly online meetings
    • Cross commission meeting about online & RC, TEC, SPP objectives
    • Workshop on online chess in Arabic language
    • Africa Chess News Group – Telegram ARB Q&A session
  2. Administration and KPI’s
    • Operational Processes
      • Licensing Process
      • Seminar Management
      • Title Management
    • Internal Organisation
  3. Projects
    • Online Chess
    • Improving title applications
    • Introducing fair play regulations and best practices
  4. Regulations and Publications
    • Arbiters’ Manual
    • Regulations for Arbiters
  5. Education of arbiters
    • Education Team
    • FIDE Arbiter Seminars
  6. Arbiters Selection in FIDE Events
  7. Communication
    • Website
    • Social Media
  8. Complaints and Disciplinary
  9. Applications to be validated by the Council (see appendices for details)
    • Recommendations for IA and FA Title Applications
    • Recommendations for Arbiters’ Classification Upgrades
    • Recommendations for Additions to the List of FIDE Lecturers

Laurent FREYD
FIDE Arbiters’ Commission