FIDE Arbiters seminars


FA Seminar
July 23 – July 25 2024
Holiday Inn Express Hull City Centre, 80 Ferensway, Hull HU2 8LN
Fee: £120
Lecturer: IA/IO Alex McFarlane (SCO) Assistant Lecturer: IA/IO Alex Holowczak (ENG)
NOTE – you MUST already be an ECF Level 1 Arbiter or a non-ECF National Arbiter to attend this seminar. Anyone who is not an ECF Level 1 or a non-ECF National Arbiter will not be allowed to participate. 


FIDE Online Arbiter Seminar and Examination
Two weekends – 17th and 18th April 2021 &  24th and 25th April 2021 – from 2.00pm to 5.00pm, and 6.00pm to 9.00pm on each of the four days

FIDE Arbiters Seminar in Uddingston on 14/06/2019 to 16/06/2019. The venue for the Seminar will be 10 Crighton Green and the lecturer will be IA Alex McFarlane (SCO) …

Course dates – 27th-29th July 2018
Course venue – Holiday Inn Express, 80 Ferensway, Hull HU2 8LN [MAP]

Course schedule – Friday 19:00 – 22:00; Saturday 10:00 – 14:00, 15:00 – 19:00; Sunday 10:00 – 14:00, 15:00 – 18:00
Topics – (a) Laws of Chess (including Rapid, Blitz) (b) FIDE Competition Rules and standards of chess equipment (c) System of Games, tie breaks (d) Swiss system and pairing rules (e) Regulations for the rating and the over‐the‐board titles (f) Regulations for the titles of the Arbiters (g) Use of electronic clocks (h) Anti‐cheating guidelines for Arbiters.
Course Lecturer – IA Alex McFarlane; Assistant Lecturer – IA Alex Holowczak
Course fee – £100
Discount – £25 if the registrant is all of the following —
(1) Registered to England on the FIDE-rating list
(2) A member of the English Chess Federation at any level and
(3) An ECF Level 1 or Level 2 Arbiter