From 9 to 13 May 2015 a FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar was organized in Pattaya, Thailand, by the ASEAN Chess Academy, in cooperation with Thailand Chess Association and under the auspices of FIDE.
The venue of the Seminar was the Dusit Thani Hotel in Pattaya, Thailand. The lectures were in English language.
The lecturer was IA Ignatius Leong (SIN), FIDE Lecturer and Assistant lecturers were IA N. Y. Wong (SIN), and IA Bong Bunawan (INA).
Six (6) people from three (3) federations (Maldives, Thailand and Vietnam) 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 of the FIDE Arbiter title after the approval of the next FIDE Presidential Board:
Abdul Haleem Thowfeeq 16700104 Maldives
Patcharada Brahmawong 6204210 Thailand
Prakarn Klubwong 6202306 Thailand
Jirapak Pitirotjirathon 6200206 Thailand
Jurairat Bhupisetsak 6203051 Thailand
Tuan Nguyen Minh 12403512 Vietnam
IA Takis Nikolopoulos
FIDE Arbiters’ Commission