ECU Arbiters’ Council during the Women European Individual Championship 2017 in Riga/Latvia has organized ECU Arbiters’ 2nd Refreshing Course for International and FIDE Arbiters.
The Refreshing Course took place in the “Radisson Blu Latvija” 4* Hotel 14-16 April, 2017 with participants from Latvia, Estonia, Lithuania and Azerbaijan.
In total, 16 arbiters took part in the Refreshing Course, including 5 International and 3 FIDE Arbiter.
Lecturer of the course was IA Ashot Vardapetyan (Armenia), Chairman of ECU Arbiters’ Council and Chairman of FIDE Rules Commission.
The Refreshing Course proceeded 3 days (12 hours).
The program of Refreshing Course included the following issues:
1. FIDE Laws of Chess 2017
2. ECU Tournament Rules 2016
3. Anti-cheating Guidelines
4. Case studies from chess tournaments
All participants of the Refreshing Course have shown high interest and activity during the discussions of above mentioned issues.
The List of participants of the Refreshing Course are in the report below.
All Arbiters, who participated in this seminar got certificates from the ECU.
At the end, I would like to thank the European Chess Union and Organizer of Women European Individual Championship 2017 Egons Lavendelis for very good organization and successful implementation of this Refreshing Course.
IA Ashot Vardapetyan (ARM)
Chairman of ECU Arbiters’ Council