The 2017 FIDE Arbiters’ Commission Councilors’ Meeting will be held in Reykjavik, Iceland, in the period 21 to 24 April 2017.

The Icelandic Chess Federation is hosting the Meeting.

Federations and individuals who are interested to send proposals to be discussed in the Meeting and in the next FIDE Congress Arbiters’ Commission Meeting are kindly requested to send them to the FIDE Arbiters’ Commission (Chairman Takis Nikolopoulos, e-mail: and Secretary Aris Marghetis, e-mail:, not later than 10 April 2017.

Previous FIDE Arbiters’ Commission Councilors’ Meeting in Madrid

Agenda for the FIDE Arbiters’ Commission Councilors’ Meeting:

1. IA and FA Title Applications.
-Recommendations for the EB.

2. FA titles from FIDE Arbiters’ Seminars.
-Recommendations for the EB.

3. Amendments of the Regulations.
– Regulations for the titles of Arbiters
– Regulations for the classification of the Arbiters
– Regulations for the training of the Chess Arbiters.
– Anti cheating guidelines for Arbiters

4. Update of the List of Lecturers.
– Recommendations by Federations.

5. Classification of the Arbiters.
– Upgrades
– Lists of Arbiters per Categories for approval in the EB

6. Arbiters’ Magazine.
– Presentation of the fourth issue.

7. Arbiters’ Manual.
– Corrections and Updates

8. Arbiters’ Training Project.
– Review

9. Others

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