Category Archives: Articles

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. .

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 »

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 »