FIDE Arbiter Seminar at Udaipur

A FIDE Arbiter seminar was organised by All Rajputana Chess Association and hosted by Chess in Lake City on behalf of All India Chess Federation and FIDE Arbiters’ Commission at Udaipur, Rajasthan from 17th to 19th September 2019 under AICF’s Vision 2020 project.

Following is the list of thirty participants from Tamilnadu, Puducherry, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Karnataka, Gujarat, Chhattisgarh, Bihar, Sikkim and Rajasthan participated in this three-day event.

SNo.

Name Club

1

Aishwarya Delhi

2

Akash Payasi Uttar Pradesh

3

Arif Mohammed Rajasthan

4

Ashish Raj Bihar

5

Barkha Kumawat Rajasthan

6

Bhargava Sunil Rajasthan

7

Bhavik Joshi Gujarat

8

Dipika Sahu Rajasthan

9

Divyanshu Upadhyay Chattisgarh

10

Farhaan M Puducherry

11

Jaimal Singh Rathore Rajasthan

12

Jain Daksh Rajasthan

13

Kamlesh Choudhary Rajasthan

14

Katariya Gayatri Rajasthan

15

Kori Amitanand Karnataka

16

Kumar Manish Rajasthan

17

Mahesh Kumar Das Chattisgarh

18

Mohit Kumar Jaiswal Uttar Pradesh

19

Monika Sahu Rajasthan

20

Nirupama Purohit Rajasthan

21

Pankaj Kumar Salvi Rajasthan

22

Parul Rathore Rajasthan

23

Parveen Khan Pathan Rajasthan

24

Prashant Raval Gujarat

25

Priyadarshi Alok Bihar

26

Raveendra Kumar C Tamilnadu

27

Singh Satendra Uttar Pradesh

28

Suraj Gupta Sikkim

29

Suraj Sahu Rajasthan

30

Wilson Andrade Karnataka

International Arbiter and Fide Lecturer, Gopakumar M S was the Chief Lecturer and International Arbiter Swapnil Bansod assisted him in the lectures.

They lectured on topics like Laws of Chess, Rating regulations, Title regulations, Arbiter regulations, Competition rules, Tiebreaks, Pairing regulations, Anti-cheating regulations etc.

The participants were very enthusiastic and inquisitive with lot of inputs. Many of them cleared their doubts they had in their mind about many regulations and focus was mainly on Laws of Chess. Several case studies and practical examples were also discussed during the seminar.

On the third day, the participants attended the examination and hosts Chess in Lake City provided mementos to all the participants and lecturers as token of love. FIDE Arbiters’ Commission will declare the results after evaluation of answer sheets in due course as per regulations.