Tuesday, August 9, 2011

9th Internet-based FIDE Arbiter Seminar

9th Internet-based FIDE Arbiter Seminar organized by the North American Chess Association



This seminar is required for those seeking the title of FIDE Arbiter. We will review the following topics: Laws of Chess, Tournament Rules, Systems of Games, Tie Breaks, Swiss System and Pairing Rules. There will be an open book / open notes examination on the 4th day of the seminar.



Classes will be conducted online between 9am - 3pm Chicago time. You must have access to a computer with a reliable Internet connection with speakers on your computer as all sound/voice will come through your computer speakers.



You must attend all 3 course sessions for the entire time and successfully complete the exam on the 4th day with a score of 80% of greater.



If you are interested in participating please email sevan@nachess.org with your full name, national chess federation, director/arbiter status in your country and related chess director/arbiter experience.



The organizer reserves the right to deny participation to any individual.



The lecturer will be International Arbiter and Chairman of the Arbiters Commission - Mr. Panagiotis Nikolopoulos.



The assistant lecturer will be International Arbiter Sevan A. Muradian.



This is a free course.



This course will have a maximum of 20 participants.