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2nd OA certification course

European Chess Union Arbiters Council On-line Arbiter Certification Course 2nd seminar and exam 27-30 January 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 ECU online… Read More »

Arbiters Corner September

An article from the September edition of the ECU E-Magazine: “New features on ECU Arbiters’ Council website” by IA Jiřina Prokopová. Available in pdf here. New features on ECU Arbiters’ Council website The ECU Arbiters’ Council took into consideration suggestions and requests mentioned during the ECU Arbiters Seminar in May and here are few new features you can… Read More »

Arbiters Riddle – Results

In the latest issue of the ECU E-Magazine we published the results of Arbiters Riddle prepared by IA Tania Karali and announced the winner. We would like to thank everyone, who sent us their answer and participated in the competition. And of course, congratulations to the winner IA David Gonzalez Gandara from Spain! See the solution in the… Read More »

Arbiters Corner August

An article from the August edition of the ECU E-Magazine: “The “Bruges Masters Tournament” organized as the Belgian Chess Championship or Impressions after the first over the board tournament in Belgiumsince the start of Corona pandemic.” by IA Geert Bailleul.

Arbiters Riddle – Update

There is a special Arbiters Riddle in the June edition of ECU E-Magazine prepared by IA Tania Karali. We sincerely apologize, thanks not only to the great interest and many enthusiastic responses, the author identified an inaccuracy in the riddle, which wouldn’t make any solution possible. So below you can find new and improved version of the problem.… Read More »

Arbiters Corner July

An article from the July edition of the ECU E-Magazine: “A few thoughts on how to implement the health protocol” by IA Tania Karali and edited by IA Geert Bailleul.