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FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Melbourne, Australia

On 17 and 18 May 2014 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 was the seminar hall of the University of Third Age (U3A) Knox, in Melbourne.

The lecturer was IA N.Y. Wong (SIN), FIDE Lecturer and Assistant Lecturer was IA Peter Tsai (AUS).

The lectures were in English language.

FIDE Arbiters' Seminar in Melbourne, Australia

FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Melbourne, Australia

12 people from Australia, Chinese Taipei and Estonia 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:

Birchall, Ian (AUS) FIDE I.D. : 3210901
Huang, Jimmy Ching-Chih (TPE) FIDE I.D. : 16300408
Nemeth, John (AUS) FIDE I.D. : 3203131
Oswald, Franz (AUS) FIDE I.D. : 3206807
Sandler, Leonid (AUS) FIDE I.D. : 3201805
Vahtra, Tuuli (EST) FIDE I.D. : 4502060
Villalon, Alexander (AUS) FIDE I.D. : 3224660
Yung, Pearl (AUS) FIDE I.D. : 3215261

IA Panagiotis Nikolopoulos
Chairman
FIDE Arbiters’ Commission

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