Chess Educators hosted the FIDE International Organiser Seminar on 28-30th May in Tarrytown, New York, USA.
This seminar was held in conjunction with the U.S. Senior Open Championship and the FIDE Social Action Chess Commission meeting.
Participants from 5 Federations attended the International Organizer’s Seminar. All participants took the examination at the end of the seminar and achieved the ‘seminar norm’.
The lecturer, presenters, and participants were:
IO & Lecturer Beatriz Marinello (USA)
IO Tony Rich (USA)
IA & IO Aris Marghetis (Canada)
Mrs. Amal Al-Kout (Kuwait)
Mr. Robert Katende (Uganda)
Mrs. Hellen Mukiri-Smith (Bahamas)
Mrs. Elizabeth Tejada (USA)
Dr. Marcus Fenner (USA)
Mr. Miguel Iniguez (USA)
Mrs. Mallanna Kavyashree (USA)
Mr. Payam Afkham-Ebrahimi (Iran)
Mr. Wilson F Leon (USA)
Mr. Bernard Parham (USA)
Mr. Rudolph Abate (USA)
The lecturer was IO Beatriz Marinello. Special presentations were given by IO Tony Rich about the organization of the US Championships in the St. Louis Chess Center and IA & IO Aris Marghetis from Canada.