From 7 to 9 December 2014 a FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar was organized in Dubai, UAE, by the Dubai Chess and Culture Club and the UAE Chess Federation Arbiters’ Commission, under auspices of FIDE.
The venue of the Seminar was the Dubai Chess and Culture Club.
The lecturer was IA Sevan A. Muradian (USA), FIDE Lecturer and Assistant lecturer was IA Sultan Al Taher (UAE).
The lectures were in the English language.
16 Arbiters from the UAE, Syria, India and the Philippines participated in the Seminar and eight (8) of them participated in the examination at the end of the lectures.
The following succeeded in the test and will be awarded a norm for the FIDE Arbiter title and after the approval of the next FIDE Presidential Board:
Rayjan Solano (PHI)
Josephy Ignacio (PHI)
Alex John Valerio (PHI)
Sohib Okla (SYR)
IA Takis Nikolopoulos
FIDE Arbiters’ Commission