From 16 to 19 April 2015 a FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar was organized in Al Khobar (Eastern Region), Saudi Arabia, by the Saudi Chess Association and under auspices of FIDE.
The lecturer was IA Shaker Alafoo (BRN), FIDE Lecturer and Assistant Lecturer was FA Al Otaibi, Yaser Motlaq (KSA).
The venue of the Seminar was the Tulip Inn Hotel in Al Khobar.
The lectures were in English language with Arabic translation.
13 people from Saudi Arabia, Syria and Philippines participated in the Seminar and all of them participated in the examination test, held after the end of the lectures.
The following succeeded in the test and according to the article 3.10 of the regulations for the titles of Arbiters they will be awarded a norm or the title of the FIDE Arbiter, after the approval of the next FIDE Presidential Board/Congress:
Name / FIDE I.D. / FED.
Al Sadeq, Ameen 21500223 KSA
Al Zahrani, Yahia A 21500266 KSA
Milibari, Siraj 21500355 KSA
Al Issa, Abdullah 21502234 KSA
Al Makhamel, Abdulwahed 21502730 KSA
Al Abdali, Zeyad Saleh 21501505 KSA
Al Tanam, Ahmad S 21501572 KSA
Al Shammari, Mishari N 21503982 KSA
Ashwaq, Omar 21502986 KSA
Cunanan, Marlon 5219264 PHI
Jawad, Alfaisal 7605137 SYR
IA Takis Nikolopoulos
FIDE Arbiters’ Commission