From 3 to 5 August 2016 a FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar was organized in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA, by the US Chess Federation and under auspices of FIDE.
The Lecturer of the seminar was IA Carol Jarecki (IVB), FIDE Lecturer and Assistant Lecturer was IA Ken Ballou (USA).
The venue of the Seminar was the Indianapolis Marriott East, 7202 East 21st St., Indianapolis, IN 46219
The lectures were in English language.
Five (5) National Arbiters from USA 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 they will be awarded a norm for the title of the FIDE Arbiter, after the approval of the next FIDE Congress:
Hodina, James USA 2042118
Oen, Grant USA 2059487
Vigil, Eric Golf USA 30911702
Lin, Katherine USA 3093305
Rogers, Bradley USA 2019922
IA Takis Nikolopoulos
FIDE Arbiters’ Commission