FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Patra, GREECE


From 25 to 27 January 2013 a FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar was organized in Patra, Greece, by the Peloponnesus Chess Union, in cooperation with the Greek Chess Federation, under auspices of FIDE.

The venue of the Seminar was the Conference Hall of the PATRA PALLACE Hotel, in Patra.

The lecturer was IA Panagiotis Nikolopoulos (GRE), Chairman of the FIDE Arbiters’ Commission and FIDE Lecturer

15 National Arbiters from Greece participated in the Seminar.

13 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:


Patouha                                            Maria                                 GRE              F           4222725

Kontogiannis                                    Giorgos                               GRE             M              –              (16 y.o.)

Stamatopoulos                                 Christos                             GRE              M              –

Spiliopoulos                                       Alexis                                GRE              M          4214412

Giannelou                                          Sofia                                 GRE              M             –

Kontogianni                                       Maria-Christina                  GRE              F          4238192     (19 y.o.)

Diamantis                                           Nikolaos                            GRE              M          4237587

Siempos                                             Harilaos                            GRE               M         4268865

Georgopoulos                                    Giorgos                             GRE               M        4258070

Siempos                                            Konstantinos                      GRE               M        4208498

IA Panagiotis Nikolopoulos


FIDE Arbiters’ Commission