From 28 to 31 May 2015 a FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar was organized in Doha, Qatar, by the Qatar Chess Association, in cooperation with the Qatar Olympic Academy and under auspices of FIDE.
The lecturer was IA Mahdi Abdulrahim (UAE), FIDE Arbiters’ Commission Councilor and FIDE Lecturer and Assistant lecturer was IA Michael Shadarevian (SYR).
The seminar was held in the venue of Qatar Olympic Academy in Doha.
The lectures were in Arabic and in English language.
Seventeen (17) Arbiters from Qatar, Russia, Moldova, Yemen, Iraq, Syria, Kazakhstan and Egypt participated in the Seminar and fourteen (14) 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 Congress:
Name / Fed. / Fide- ID / Sex
FM Al-Sulaiti, Ghanem QAT 12100358
GM Zhu, Chen QAT 8600546 F
WFM Safar, Reem QAT 12100269 F
FM Al-Tamimi, Hamad QAT 12100285
Talal, Ahmad Al-Abdulla QAT 12101141
WCM Safar, Alshaymaa QAT 12100510 F
Ibrahim, Yousef Khalil QAT 12100226
IM Khamatgaleev, Alexej RUS 4123549
WGM Ryjanova, Julia RUS 4127714 F
WGM Sergeyeva, Mariya KAZ 13701037 F
GM Bologan, Viktor MDA 13900048
IM Kadhi, Hameed Mansour Ali YEM 9400079
Omar, Ahmed Salah EGY 10635670
Al Khateeb, Azzam SYR 7604289
IA Takis Nikolopoulos
FIDE Arbiters’ Commission