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Changes in Laws of Chess
Changes in Laws of Chess

Chess arbiters are obligated to stay updated on changes in regulations. Players often only learn about these changes during the arbiter's intervention.

Published: Jan 29, 2024
The unsung heroes of chess: How much do arbiters earn?
The unsung heroes of chess: How much do arbiters earn?

Discover how much do chess arbiters earn, the factors influencing their pay, how arbiters can create additional revenue streams and much more.

Published: Aug 14, 2023
A Complete Guide to Technical Meetings in Chess Tournaments
A Complete Guide to Technical Meetings in Chess Tournaments

What's a technical meeting? Why is it important? How to prepare and conduct a technical meeting? Discover everything you need to know in this complete guide.

Published: Feb 6, 2023
How a team of chess arbiters operates at a big tournament
How a team of chess arbiters operates at a big tournament

Ever wondered how a team of chess arbiters operates at a tournament? Each has a separate responsibility. Who does what? Read this article to find out ...

Published: Jan 24, 2023
A Round-Robin Chess Tournament Guide
A Round-Robin Chess Tournament Guide

What's a round-robin event in chess? What's the ideal number of players you need for hosting this event? Find out more about it in this article...

Published: Nov 17, 2022
How to organize a small chess tournament?
How to organize a small chess tournament?

It’s a great joy to see people come together to spend a day playing chess. But how do you organize a small chess tournament? Learn more through this guide!

Published: Oct 20, 2022
Tiebreaks in chess
Tiebreaks in chess

What are chess tiebreaks? Which ones should you choose if you’re organizing a small tournament at a school or a closed round-robin? Learn more here.

Published: Oct 14, 2022
Half Point Bye
Half Point Bye

What's a half-point bye? Can you claim it at any tournament? And if you can, what should you know about it as a player or arbiter? Find out more here!

Published: Aug 31, 2022
Everything about Illegal moves and Irregularities in Chess
Everything about Illegal moves and Irregularities in Chess

Illegal moves are more common than you think. Even top GMs have fallen prey to it. Discover more in this guide on illegal moves and irregularities.

Published: Aug 24, 2022
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