131st Internet-based FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar (ENG) – Report

The 131st Internet Based FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar (English Chess Federation) was held from 15th to 22nd April 2023. It was organized by the English Chess Federation, under the auspices of FIDE.

The Lecturer was IA Bayat, Shohreh (ENG), FIDE Lecturer, and Assistant Lecturer was IA Alex Holowczak (ENG).

The Language of the Seminar was English.

Twenty-three (23) arbiters from nine (9) federations (AND, GER, GUM, IND, ISL, KEN, PER, WLS, and ENG) participated in the Seminar, and twenty-two (22) participated in the examination test, held after the end of the lectures.

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

FIDE IDName (as on FIDE Profile) FED
465941Evans, ThomasENG
2323206Hafthorsson, Jon UlfurISL
22270728Mateu Guiu, EsteveAND
496570Hammond, RobENG
343406610Islam, Mohammad RezaulENG
343408532Kilambi, Venkata R KENG
48785059Sankaranarayanan RamalingamIND