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Call of Interest for ECU arbiters 2024

Dear colleagues, The Call of Interest for arbiters who wish to be appointed as match arbiters in European events in 2024 is here! We are addressing International and FIDE Arbiters (IAs and FAs) who are under the flag of federations that are affiliated to the European Chess Union. As ECU Arbiters’ Council, we appoint 20% of the match… Read More »

ECU Arbiters’ Council meeting in Budva, Montenegro

The ECU Arbiters’ Council’s will be held during the ECU General Assembly 2023, in Hotel Splendid, Budva, Montenegro. The meeting Agenda, the annual report that has been submitted to the General Assembly and the list of arbiters who have officiated in ECU tournaments in 2023 is available below: Meeting Agenda (download in pdf) Report to the ECU General Assembly… Read More »

Arbiters Corner October

An article from the October edition of the ECU E-Magazine: “Why do we need experience?” by IA Marco Biagioli

Arbiters Corner September

An article from the September edition of the ECU E-Magazine: “The Appeals Committee during the ECU Events” by IA Geert Bailleul

Arbiters Corner August

An article from the August edition of the ECU E-Magazine: “World School Team Chess Championship” by IA Alon Shulman

Arbiters Corner July

An article from the July edition of the ECU E-Magazine: “Refereeing School Competitions” by IA Alexander Sokolski

Arbiters Corner June

An article from the June edition of the ECU E-Magazine: “Bronstein, Fischer and a bit of History” by IA Javier Perez Llera

Arbiters Corner May

An article from the May edition of the ECU E-Magazine: “My experience as a Fair Play Officer at the World Junior (U-20) Championship in Sardinia Part 2” by IA Alon Shulman

Arbiters Corner April

An article from the April edition of the ECU E-Magazine: “You have the right to call the arbiter” by IA Tania Karali

Arbiters Corner March

An article from the March edition of the ECU E-Magazine: “The Fifty Shades of Draw Part 2” by IA Tamas Gyomber