FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar In Chennai, India – RESULTS

A FIDE Arbiter seminar and examination thereafter was organised by Tamil Nadu State Chess Association and All India Chess Federation at the Hotel Royal Regency, Chennai from 26th to 28th January 2018. Fifty six participants from various states of India took part in the three day event.

Sri. D.V. Sundar, Vice President FIDE and AICF presided the inauguration of the seminar and Sri. Bharat Singh Chauhan, Secretary of AICF and Chairman, Technical Commission, FIDE was the chief guest. Prof. R. Anantharam, Councillor of FIDE Arbiters’ Commission and Chairman of Arbiters’ Commission, AICF was the lecturer, assisted by IA Dharmendra Kumar, Member, Arbiters’ Commission, AICF.

Lectures were mainly focused on Laws of Chess on the first day. On the second day, Rating, Tile, Tiebreak and Pairing regulations were elaborately discussed, besides case studies on Laws of Chess. On the third day, Anticheating and Arbiter regulations were taught in addition to Competition rules. The participants had a lively interaction with the lecturers.

The examination was held in the afternoon of the third day.

FIDE ARB Seminar in Chennai India 2

The lectures were in the English language.

Fifty-six (56) people from India participated in the Seminar and in the examination test held after the lectures. The following succeeded in the test and they will be awarded a FIDE Arbiter Norm, after the approval of the next FIDE Presidential Board:

Rajaraman 5018307 IND
Uma Maheswaran P 5075050 IND
Sandeep T 35005960 IND
Sunitha Jain 25036130 IND
Kavitha JE 5044200 IND
Naresh Krishna S 25003780 IND
Arasu B 25932977 IND
Chockalingam Balaji 35016350 IND
Rajagopalan CV 25932985 IND
Ramesh S 25662155 IND
Ravichandran K 5003113 IND
Bhaskar V 5068746 IND
Rajasekaran P 5015740 IND
Ravichandran S 5008263 IND
Sathish P 25682326 IND
Banel Andross J 25707329 IND
Karpagavalli T 25631179 IND
Jeganathan N 25760076 IND
Kalyanaraghavan VS 5081513 IND
Umapathy M 25933299 IND
Chitra R 46623752 IND
Ebenezer Rajakumar D 35084585 IND
Jameel Kamate 25921819 IND
Shankar Raman N 25064568 IND
Sri chitra P 25933280 IND
Kosanam Karunakar Reddy 25097466 IND
Naveen Karthikeyan P 35017438 IND
Aruthi M 5041341 IND
Thanikachalam E 25619144 IND
Jayaraman K 25625764 IND
Manikandan C 35094203 IND
Sivasubramanian B 46638210 IND
Anitha Rajendran 25698095 IND
Anandan Arunachalakani 25756320 IND
Arasappan T 3506051 IND
Shankar Govindaraj B 25751611 IND
Sudhakar H 25717146 IND
Senthil Kumar V 45016771 IND
Sundara Rajan S 46637621 IND
Praveen G 25677136 IND
Santhi M 25064576 IND
Kannan M 25932993 IND
Elango M 45044040 IND
Kannan PL 45043418 IND
Sathiamoorthi R 25933000 IND

IA Takis Nikolopoulos 
FIDE Arbiters’ Commission

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