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  1. Sticky Thread Important: FIDE Laws of Chess 2018

    Started by Kevin Bonham, 26-10-2017 11:21 PM
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    • Replies: 25
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    04-01-2018, 05:47 PM Go to last post
  2. Sticky Thread Important: Arbiter Registration (Required To Be Arbiter In FIDE Tournaments)

    Started by ER, 07-11-2012 12:54 PM
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    • Replies: 42
    • Views: 31,550
    23-12-2017, 06:21 AM Go to last post
  3. Sticky Thread Important: Seeding unrated players for Swiss tournaments

    Started by Kevin Bonham, 20-12-2017 12:42 AM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 477
    22-12-2017, 10:23 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 1,867
    22-10-2017, 01:03 PM Go to last post
  4. Sticky Thread Important: Applying for FA and IA titles / Arbiter registration

    Started by Kevin Bonham, 26-06-2012 05:57 PM
    5 Pages
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    • Replies: 72
    • Views: 40,067
    18-10-2017, 11:10 AM Go to last post
  5. Sticky Thread Important: FIDE Laws of Chess 2017

    Started by Kevin Bonham, 06-04-2017 11:42 PM
    4 Pages
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    • Replies: 52
    • Views: 9,262
    04-07-2017, 04:17 AM Go to last post
  6. Sticky Thread Important: FIDE Swiss Pairing Rules 2017

    Started by Kevin Bonham, 07-04-2017 10:24 AM
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 1,983
    13-04-2017, 12:54 AM Go to last post
  1. Illegal Move

    Started by Allan Menham, 02-12-2013 06:25 AM
    6 Pages
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    • Replies: 86
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    03-01-2018, 10:23 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 718
    27-10-2017, 09:34 PM Go to last post
  2. Incorrect piece setup?

    Started by smellysocks7, 27-08-2017 11:55 AM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,202
    28-08-2017, 08:55 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 2,427
    12-08-2017, 02:49 PM Go to last post
  3. Penalties

    Started by DontAcceptDraw, 20-07-2017 08:11 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 707
    23-07-2017, 12:58 PM Go to last post
  4. Giving a player a one-point bye in Vega

    Started by Kevin Bonham, 20-07-2017 10:15 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 882
    20-07-2017, 11:50 PM Go to last post
  5. Upside-down rook decides Canadian Championship

    Started by Kevin Bonham, 05-07-2017 06:59 PM
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    • Replies: 35
    • Views: 2,867
    18-07-2017, 02:33 AM Go to last post
  6. Move using two hands

    Started by Czentovic, 05-04-2017 12:21 AM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 1,638
    15-07-2017, 01:37 AM Go to last post
  7. Poll Poll: Should arbiter confirm that a given move is legal?

    Started by Kevin Bonham, 06-07-2017 10:51 PM
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 1,398
    15-07-2017, 12:24 AM Go to last post
  8. Forfeit Rules?

    Started by newlasker, 11-05-2017 10:16 AM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 1,416
    15-05-2017, 10:52 AM Go to last post
  9. Illegal or not?

    Started by Zwischenzug, 12-05-2017 09:45 PM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 1,054
    12-05-2017, 11:50 PM Go to last post
  10. FIDE Arbiters' Magazine #4

    Started by losboba, 24-03-2017 09:42 PM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 23
    • Views: 2,140
    11-04-2017, 04:14 AM Go to last post
  11. Laws of Chess draft changes 2017

    Started by Kevin Bonham, 17-08-2016 06:02 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 4,285
    04-03-2017, 03:01 PM Go to last post
  12. DGT 2010 setting problem

    Started by Lighty, 21-09-2014 11:04 AM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 3,049
    28-01-2017, 06:22 PM Go to last post
  13. Illegal move or not

    Started by Otto, 17-01-2017 03:47 AM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 2,105
    21-01-2017, 08:02 PM Go to last post
  14. Quality control and titled arbiters

    Started by Kevin Bonham, 20-12-2016 10:58 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,618
    22-12-2016, 10:01 AM Go to last post
  15. Poll Poll: Short draws: a fact of chess, or do we need rules to try to stop them?

    Started by Capablanca-Fan, 24-03-2008 10:54 PM
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    • Replies: 216
    • Views: 32,792
    18-12-2016, 08:10 AM Go to last post
  16. Ruling lines on scoresheets and recording times

    Started by ER, 14-12-2016 10:58 PM
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 2,012
    16-12-2016, 02:32 PM Go to last post
  17. Incorrect Starting Position

    Started by James Peirce, 05-12-2016 08:03 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,144
    05-12-2016, 09:18 PM Go to last post
  18. Which FIDE rating list to use?

    Started by Scott Wastney, 26-11-2016 08:33 AM
    • Replies: 1
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    27-11-2016, 01:14 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 2,665
    18-11-2016, 01:01 AM Go to last post
  19. Can published pairing be changed

    Started by Otto, 14-03-2013 06:50 AM
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 3,529
    16-11-2016, 05:05 PM Go to last post
  20. Flag fall vs. both kings are in check

    Started by DontAcceptDraw, 14-11-2016 09:11 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 1,675
    15-11-2016, 06:56 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 2,246
    19-10-2016, 06:35 PM Go to last post
  21. Accelerated vs Abominated Swiss Pairings :)

    Started by Kevin Bonham, 05-02-2010 12:08 AM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 38
    • Views: 19,821
    01-10-2016, 08:48 PM Go to last post

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