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FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Milan, Italy

20-23rd January at the Società Scacchistica Milanese

From 20 to 23 January 2011 a FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar was organized in Milan, Italy, by the Italian Chess Federation and under auspices of FIDE. The venue of the Seminar was Società Scacchistica Milanese, the oldest Italian chess club, founded in 1881. The lecturer was IA Franca Dapiran (ITA), FIDE Lecturer, and Assistant lecturer was IA Maurizio Mascheroni (ITA).

19 National Arbiters from Italy, from Trieste to Sicily, and Iran participated in the seminar. 17 of them participated in the examination test, held after the end of the lectures.

The following eight (8) succeeded in the test and will be awarded a norm for the FIDE Arbiter title, after the approval of the next FIDE Presidential Board:

Bahavar Ali IRI
Biancotti Alessandro 828637 ITA
Callegher Carlo 876887 ITA
Capece Adolivio 807664 ITA
Cascone Fabio 877115 ITA
Ganci Stefano 835765 ITA
Held Mario 889598 ITA
Mancin Roberto 866865 ITA

IA Panagiotis Nikolopoulos
FIDE Arbiters’ Commission

Seminar Milan 2

Photos by Adolivio Capece

Seminar Milan 3

Seminar Milan 1

Ali Bahavar from Tehran, Iran, I.A. Franca Dapiran and I.A. Maurizio Mascheroni

Seminar Milan 4

Preparation for the final test

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