From 17 to 22 April 2013 a FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar was organized in Sochi, Russia, by the Russian Chess Federation and under the auspices of FIDE.
The Lecturer was IA Alexander Shaab (RUS), FIDE Lecturer, and Assistant Lecturer was FA Andrey Beletsky (RUS).
The language of the Seminar was Russian.
Fifteen (15) National arbiters from Russia participated in the Seminar and five (5) of them took part in the examination test that was 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 Presidential Board:
Ryzhkov, Vjacheslav 4198484 RUS
Drugov, Pavel 4188934 RUS
IA Panagiotis Nikolopoulos
FIDE Arbiters’ Commission