National Online Arbiter Certification Course

European Chess Union Arbiters Council National Online Arbiter Certification Course 12–13 April 2021 For whom is the course? The course is for any arbiters who are licenced as NA or higher and are interested in learning about the FIDE and ECU regulations for Online events, various playing zones and Video Conference Systems. The course language is English. In… Read More »

3rd OA certification course results

The 3rd OA Certification Course, which was organised by the ECU Arbiters’ Council from February 23rd to 26th, has been concluded. 21 participants attended the course and were informed about the FIDE/ECU Online Chess Regulations, Fair Play Regulations, handling Zoom calls and managing online chess platforms. As in the previous courses, Tomasz Delega, Chairman of the ECU Arbiters’… Read More »

Tornelo User Manual

Tornelo Platform is often used for ECU events. A short lecture on Tornelo is also part of the ECU OA Certification course. Participants are introduced to the basic features and they also get to play a tournament on the platform and learn how to perform the most common tasks Arbiters need in order to run a successful tournament.… Read More »

2nd OA certification course results

The 2nd OA seminar, concluded on Saturday 30th January. We are proud we have another 14 certified online arbiters! This time, what can happen during online events, we had some disconnection cases during the exam and a results of few people are in progress. Those who didn’t succeed are invited for the next exam. I would like to… Read More »

3rd OA certification course

European Chess Union Arbiters Council On-line Arbiter Certification Course 3rd seminar and exam 23 – 26 February 2021 For whom is the course? The course is for any FAs or IAs who are interested in getting a certification of online arbiters. For the European arbiters, the OA certification will be required to work as an arbiter during the… Read More »

1st OA certification course results

The 1st OA seminar successfully ended on Tuesday 19th January, when 30 people took part in the first exam. The course started on Saturday with lectures about online regulations, continued on 2nd day with introduction and practical demonstrations of major platforms. 3rd day participants dived into more advanced features of the Tornelo platform. 33 people attended the seminar… Read More »