From 24 to 27 November 2012 a FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar was organized in Suzdal, Russia, by the Russian Chess Federation and under the auspices of FIDE.
The Lecturer was IA Alexander Tkachev (RUS), FIDE Lecturer, and Assistant Lecturer was IA Alexander Ivanov (RUS).
The language of the Seminar was Russian.
Ten (10) national arbiters from Russia and Azerbaijan participated in the Seminar and five (5) of them took part 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 Congress:
Meshkov, Yuri A. 4107101 RUS
Ismayilov, Gudrat 13411900 AZE
Torgachev, Yury N. 24164585 RUS
Biriukov, Ilja 4113373 RUS
Lukash, Nikolay 24151688 RUS
IA Panagiotis Nikolopoulos
FIDE Arbiters’ Commission