An Arbiter Seminar for the Local Arbiters

On Behalf of the Chess Federation of Sri Lanka, Gampaha District Chess Association organized an Arbiter Seminar for the Local Arbiters with parallel to the Buddhi International Chess Championship 2016. Event was held on 01st October 2016 from 09.00 am to 05.00 pm at Apsara Hotel, Nittambuwa.
The seminar was conducted by the two International Arbiters, IA Erosh Jayasinghe and IA Thiwanka Tissera. IA Pradeep Matharaarachchi, IA Buddhi Panagoda & IA Malith Akalanka also there as resource personals. 12 Articles in Laws of Chess were covered in the first session and 2nd Session was covered with an interactive session where solving common issues rising during the chess tournaments.
Total 46 participants were attended for the Seminar from island wide and mostly from Gampaha District. The narrative of this seminar was to up held the quality and the make awareness to new comers to this field. With fulfilling the requirements 06 persons were awarded with DA (District Arbiter) title. This was a successful event and good effort by Gampaha District Chess Association and this will contribute some good arbiters for the Sri Lanka Chess.
Repot & Photo from
Mrs. Buddhi Nirukshi Panagoda(IA)
Secretary - Chess Federation of Sri Lanka
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