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Arbiter Appointments Guidelines for ECU Organisers

ECU Arbiters’ Council Chairman informs: According to the new FIDE regulations, there are some changes regarding the appointments of arbiters based on their category. ECU Tournaments are divided into two groups, category B tournaments and category C tournaments, as shown in the below table. IA Tomasz Delega Read the full article here

Arbiters Corner August

An article from the August edition of the ECU E-Magazine: “Finally, ECU Arbiters Council can appoint arbiters for OTB Events!’” by IA Geert Bailleul.

Arbiters Corner June

An article from the June edition of the ECU E-Magazine: “Once upon a time in Belgium…” by IA Geert Bailleul.

Arbiters Corner May

An article from the May edition of the ECU E-Magazine: “BE HERE, BE THERE, BE FAIR” by IA Marco Biagioli.

Report from the NOA Course

On April 12th – 13th the ECU Arbiters’ Council organised the first Certification Course for National Online Arbiters. 25 arbiters attended, from which 5 were IAs, 4 FAs and 16 NAs. The lecturers were the members of the Council, Geert Bailleul, Marco Biagioli, Tania Karali and Jirina Prokopova. During the Course, the attendants were introduced to the FIDE/ECU… Read More »

Arbiters Corner March

An article from the March edition of the ECU E-Magazine: “National Online Arbiter Certification Course” by IA Tania Karali.

Arbiters Corner February

An article from the February edition of the ECU E-Magazine: “Forced moves in arbiters practice” by IA Prodromos Gerontopoulos. .