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 April

An article from the April edition of the ECU E-Magazine: “Missed translation…” by IA Tomasz Delega.

Arbiters Corner March

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

ECU Call of Interest – World Cup Hybrid

European Hybrid Qualification Tournament for the FIDE World Cup will take place from 22nd-30th May and will be played Online as a hybrid event, through Tornelo online platform. Taking into account current travel restrictions (that may remain or lifted in May) because of COVID-19, the ECU Arbiters Council need to collect data of arbiters, who are interested to work… Read More »

Arbiters Corner February

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

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 »

Arbiters Corner January

An article from the January edition of the ECU E-Magazine: “The ECU Annex to Online Tournaments” by IA Marco Biagioli.

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 »