From 18 to 22 April 2013 a FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar was organized in Patna, India, by the All India Chess Federation and under the auspices of FIDE.
The Lecturer was IA Casto Abundo (PHI), Asian Chess Federation Deputy President and FIDE Lecturer. Assistant Lecturers were IA Prof. R. Anatharam (IND) and IA Dharmendra Kumar (IND).
The lectures were in the English language.
Nine (9) people from various parts of India participated in the Seminar and in the examination test held after the lectures. The following succeeded in the test and they will be awarded a FIDE Arbiter Norm, after the approval of the next FIDE Presidential Board:
Satishchandra H Dalal, (IND)
Biju Raj S (IND)
Balasubramaniam M (IND)
Pruthviraj Govindlal Leuva (IND)
Mahendra Dhakal (IND)
Vinay Kumar (IND)
Hemesh Kumar (IND)
Dharmendra Pravinchandra Pandya (IND)
Anil Kumar Raizada (IND)
IA Panagiotis Nikolopoulos
FIDE Arbiters’ Commission