From 27 to 29 June 2014 a Workshop for the training of the International Arbiters was organized in New Delhi, by the All India Chess Federation and Asian Chess Federation, in cooperation with the FIDE Arbiters’ Commission and under the auspices of FIDE.
The venue of the Workshop was the conference hall of the Park Plaza Hotel in New Delhi and all the participants were accommodated there.
The lecturers were IA Casto Abundo (PHI), Asian Chess Federation Deputy President and FIDE Lecturer and IA R. Anatharam (IND), FIDE Lecturer.
The subjects that were discussed during the lectures included the changes of the Laws of Chess that will be in effect from 1 July 2014, the changes in the titles and ratings regulations that are in effect from 1 July 2013 and those that will be in effect from 1 July 2014, the regulations for the titles of Arbiters, the cheating in Chess and Anti cheating guidelines for the Arbiters and incidents that happened during the games and the Arbiter’s decisions.
Twenty five (25) International Arbiters from five (5) Federations (India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Malaysia and Bangladesh) participated in the Workshop and received certificates of attendance after the end of the lectures.
The FIDE Arbiters’ Commission wants to thank very much the All India Chess Federation for the excellent organization of the workshop.
FIDE Arbiters’ Commission
1 Mr. Abd Hamid Bin Abd Majid IA A Malaysia
2 Mr. Md Haroon or Rashid IA B Bangladesh
3 Dr. Vipnesh Bhardwaj IA B India
4 Mr. Debashish Barua IA C India
5 Mr. Gopakumar M S IA C India
6 Mr. Srivatsan R IA C India
7 Mr. Nandakumar NK IA C India
8 Mr. Paul Arokiaraj S IA C India
9 Mr. Rajinder Sharma IA C India
10 Mr. R S Tiwari IA C India
11 Mr. Lim Tse Pin IA C Malaysia
12 Mr. Jayasinghe Erosh IA C Sri Lanka
13 Mr. Malith Akalanka IA D Sri Lanka
14 Ms.Buddhi Panagoda IA D Sri Lanka
15 Mr. Gyanendra Khaiju IA D Nepal
16 Mr. Umesh K C IA D Nepal
17 Mr. Bidur Prasad Gautam IA D Nepal
18 Mr. Nitin Shenvi IA D India
19 Mr. Asit Baran Choudhury IA D India
20 Mr. Vijayaraghavan V IA D India
21 Mr. Vasanth B H IA D India
22 Mr. Manjunatha M IA D India
23 Ms. Bhuvanaa Sai L R IA D India
24 Mr. Perera, Werochana IA D Sri Lanka
25 Mr. Tissera Thiwanka IA D Sri Lanka