FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Sochi, RUSSIA


From 17 to 22 April 2014 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.

Eighteen (18) National arbiters from Russia participated in the Seminar and seven (7) 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 Congress:

Gafner, Evgeny J.          4151011          RUS

Izraelyants, Karen        4156927          RUS

Shirshikov, Nikolai         4147251          RUS

Shukan, Vladimir            4153766          RUS

Stjazhkina, Olga             4109651          RUS

 IA Panagiotis Nikolopoulos


FIDE Arbiters’ Commission