updated 22 Nov 2014
The results of the 1st SCF Tournament Accreditation Seminar are as follows:
|2||Chan Peng Khoon Gerald||SIN||IA||1990||M||NA1|
|3||Tan Tian Wah||SIN||1977||M||NA1|
|4||Gan Yeow Beng||SIN||1964||M||NA1|
|5||Chan Boon Siang Philip||SIN||1955||M||NA2|
|6||Tan Teck Leng Tony||SIN||1964||M||NA2|
|8||Goh Chek Chye Alan||SIN||1974||M||NA2|
|12||Siew Kai Xin||SIN||2001||F||TO4|
|16||Tiburcio Jaime Jr Mendoza||PHI||1976||M||TO4|
|18||Thanda Aye Win||MYA||1983||F||TO4|
|19||Lim Chye Lye||SIN||IA||1950||M||TO4|
|22||Tan Li Cheng Julia||SIN||1999||F||TO4|
updated 16 Oct 2014
Registration without late fee surchage shall be extended till 19 Oct 2014, 6 pm.
updated 11 Oct 2014
The "Tournament Organiser" is the individual responsible for planning a chess event which shall be registered and submitted to be FIDE-rated and/or SCF-grading.
The "Tournament Director", may also be the "Tournament Organiser", is responsible for the conduct of the event but not relating to matters under the jurisdiction of the "Chief Arbiter". The
"Tournament Director" may be assisted by "Tournament Assistants" who do not need SCF Accreditation but they are not allowed to take decisions of any nature.
The "Chief Arbiter" is responsible for all technical matters and the supervision of the event. He shall be responsible to take decisions in the event of a dispute. To assist him are "Deputy Chief Arbiters", "Deputy Arbiters" and/or "Assistant Arbiters".
2. ACCREDITATION TITLES
Other than official FIDE/Continental Events, all other events which are FIDE-rated or SCF-graded or events organised under the umbrella of the SCF must have persons who are SCF Accreditation.
SCF Accreditation is mandatory even for those who already hold FIDE titles for International Organiser, International Arbiter or FIDE Arbiter.
The SCF Accredited titles are:-
SCF – NA1 (National Arbiter Class 1) : equivalent to 90% score in seminar/examination
SCF – NA2 (National Arbiter Class 2) : equivalent to 80% score in seminar/examination
SCF – NA3 (National Arbiter Class 3) : equivalent to 70% score in seminar/examination
SCF – TO4 (Tournament Organiser Class 4): equivalent to 60% score in seminar/examination – can only be a Tournament Organiser
Only National Arbiters are allowed to impose penalties. They may also be Tournament Organisers. A Tournament Organiser/Tournament Director may only recommend a penalty for players but subject to the approval of the Chief Arbiter.
3. AGE LIMIT
Only those who have reached the age of 18 shall be eligible for SCF Accreditation.
4. LECTURER & EXAMINER
The inaugural Seminar shall be conducted by Mr Ignatius Leong, SCF President. Mr Leong was awarded the IA title in 1979. In 1995, even though he was "outside" FIDE, he was among the first handful (first Asian) to be awarded the IO title. He is the only Singaporean who is endorsed as an official FIDE Seminar Lecturer for Arbiters and Organisers.
5. SEMINAR FEE
A participant may choose to attend any or all sessions subject to payment of the required fee:-
Any of Session 1, 2 or 3: $ 30 per session
Session 4: $ 50
Session 5: $ 80
All 5 Sessions: $ 100
Deadline for Registration:15th October 2014
Registration before 1st November 2014: 50% surcharge
Registration from 1st November 2014: 100% surcharge
6. 1ST SCF TOURNAMENT ACCREDITATION SEMINAR
Venue: SCF Premises, SIGC, Bishan CC, Bishan Street 13
|Session 1|| Mon,
10 Nov 2014
|7.30 pm to 10 pm||Laws of Chess|
11 Nov 2014
|7.30 pm to 10 pm||Types of Tournaments,
& Rating Regulations
12 Nov 2014
|7.30 pm to 10 pm||Roles of a Tournament Organiser /
Tournament Director / Chief Arbiter
13 Nov 2014
|7.30 pm to 10 pm||Written Examination|
16 Nov 2014
|7 pm to 9 pm||Seminar Debrief & Results|
7. LESSON TOPICS
Download relevant topics from: http://arbiters.fide.com/images/stories/downloads/2014/Arbiters_Manual_2014.pdf
Especially noting pages 7 to 40, 49 to 64, 139 – 164, 193 – 201, 208 – 210.