From 22 to 23 July 2017 a FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar was organized in Melbourne, Australia, by the Chess Victoria in cooperation with the Australia Chess Federation and under the auspices of FIDE.
The venue of the Seminar was the Phyllis Hore Room, Kew, in Melbourne, Australia.
The lecturer was IA Peter Tsai (AUS), FIDE Lecturer and Assistant Lecturer was IA Kerry Stead (AUS). The lectures were in English language.
Ten (10) people from Australia, New Zealand, Sri Lanka and Philippines participated in the Seminar and in the examination test, held after the end of the lectures.
The following succeeded in the test and they will be awarded a norm or the FIDE Arbiter title, after the approval of the next FIDE Congress:
Tony Davis 3205550 Australia
Alanna Chew Lee 3215164 Australia
Kyle Gibson 3209008 Australia
Giles Lean 3222330 Australia
Hans Gao 4302460 New Zealand
M C Wijewardane 9900586 Sri Lanka
IA Takis Nikolopoulos
FIDE Arbiters’ Commission