Category Archives: Announcements

First arbiters appointed

First arbiters have been suggested to the organizer by the ECU Arbiter’s Council – based on their points and preferences. The organizer approved this nomination and therefore we have our first appointments as a result of the new Call of Interest. The list is available here, and you will always find it at the bottom of the page… Read More »

Points assigned

Dear Arbiters, after the Call of Interest for all ECU arbiters the ECU Arbiter’s Council finalized the Table of Points as a part of the new System of Appointments of the Arbiters in Official ECU Championships and now it has been published on our website here. The Council evaluated all the applications and created a list of interested… Read More »

Interested Arbiters

Dear Colleagues Arbiters, we are very thankful that so many of you participated in our Call of Interest for ECU tournaments. We have received 197 applications and among them 176 were from titled arbiters and passed the necessary conditions. We publish the names of all these interested arbiters HERE and we are waiting till January 26th 2020 for… Read More »

Call of interest

The European Chess Union Arbiters’ Council announce the call of interest for European arbiters interested in to be appointed as arbiter, match arbiter or anti-cheating arbiter for ECU tournaments in 2020. Please fill the form between 10 December 2019 and 10 January 2020. The applications received later will not be considered. Best regards, Tomasz Delega, Chairman of ECU… Read More »

Presentation for GA

The chairman of the ECU Arbiters’ Council IA Tomasz Delega summarized the work of the ECU Arbiters’ Council during the General Assembly in Batumi to all the delegates and officials. You can find the presentation below.

Appointment system for arbiters for ECU Events

by Tomasz Delega Dear colleagues, dear arbiters, I don’t like to use big words, but this time something important happened for chess society, especially for chess arbiters in Europe. During the European Chess Union General Assembly in Batumi, Georgia (26 October 2019), the delegates unanimously approved the proposal by ECU Arbiters’ Council regarding the system of appointments of… Read More »

Message to the delegates of all ECU Federations

The ECU Arbiters’ Council made some proposals to be discussed and hopefully to be approved during the ECU General Assembly in Batumi. Our main proposal concerns the appointment of match arbiters by ECU Arbiters’ Council during all ECU Events as mentioned in the ECU Tournament Regulations (Annex 6: List of Arbiters to be appointed by the ECU President… Read More »

Proposal for ECU GA 2019

Here is a proposal from the ECU Arbiters’ Council regarding change of ECU TR Appointment system of foreign arbiters for approval of ECU GA in Batumi, 2019. Appointment system of foreign arbiters – proposal with highlighted changes. Appointment system of foreign arbiters – clear version.

Proposals for ECU

ECU Arbiters Council will continue permanent work to have the ECU Tournament Rules updated and to have better pairing system for ECU team events. 2018 Team Pairing change proposal 2019 Team Pairing change proposal 2019 Dress Code for Players and Dress Code for Arbiters change proposal