ARBITERS’ COMMISSION 26th Internet based FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar

seminar_logoFrom 24 to 30 June 2013 the 26th Internet based FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar was held, organized by the FIDE Arbiters’ Commission in cooperation with the Africa Chess Union and under the auspices of FIDE.

The lecturer of the Seminar was IA Panagiotis Nikolopoulos (GRE), Chairman of the FIDE Arbiters’ Commission and FIDE Lecturer, and Technical Organizer was IA Mihail Prevenios (GRE).

The language of the Seminar was English.

Forty five (45) people from twenty one (21) Federations (Tunisia, Turkey, Greece, Mauritius, USA, Botswana, Kazakhstan, Nigeria, Algeria, Burundi, Comoros Island, Egypt, Ghana, Kenya, Mauritania, Rwanda, Bulgaria, Jamaica, Bahamas, Canada and Philippines ) attended the seminar on Internet and thirty seven (37) of them participated in the on line examination test.

The following succeeded in the test and will be awarded a norm or the title of FIDE Arbiter, after the approval of the next FIDE Congress:

First Name

Last Name




Samir Zerdali ALGERIA 7902972

FA norm

Mohamed Omar EGYPT 10614508

FA norm

Patrick Li Ying MAURITIUS 9700056

FA title

Yousri Zakama TUNISIA 5504015

FA norm

Benjamin Chui USA 2093472

FA norm

Andre White BAHAMAS 10400338

FA norm

Eleni Oustabasidou GREECE 4285069

FA norm

Donald Miller JAMAICA

FA norm

IA Panagiotis Nikolopoulos


FIDE Arbiters’ Commission