Keeping the AICF’s motto of chess development every nook and corner of the country, All India Chess Federation is organizing a FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar at Thrissur, Kerala from 28th to 30th December 2018. The lecturers will be IA Gopakumar MS and IA R Srivatsan.
FIDE Fee and Boarding & Lodging (Check in : 27th Dec 18 afternoon & Check Out : 30th Dec 18 forenoon. Examination will over by 5 pm) of participants will be taken care by AICF. However, participants need to pay Rs. 3000 as Registration fee should be paid using this online link : http://aicf.in/other-payments/ , please select payment type as FIDE Arbiter Seminar. The exact venue details will be intimated later.
Twenty Four (24) participants from following States/Union Territory have been equally divided:
Kerala, Tamilnadu, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Goa, Puducherry and Maharashtra.
The state associations of above States can nominate three deserving candidates for the seminar as per merit. The respective associations need to send all the applications received by them to AICF along with merit yardstick used for selecting the three candidates. Apart from this, six remaining vacancies will be given to women candidates of these states and decided by AICF on merit basis.
However if any seats are not filled by any state, AICF will fill the seats by candidates from other States. The deadline for sending the entry by respective state association is 15 Nov 18 and after that AICF will not entertain any request in this regard and seat will be allotted to other deserving candidates.