TAG | arbiters
Today FIDE announced that our regular arbiter Karl-Johan Rist is appointed International Arbiter. “Kalle” among friends has been arbiter in all our international tournaments, and together with the Norwegian Club Championship these tournaments form the basis for his appointment. To the right we see Kalle and IA Panagiotis “Takis” Nikolopoulos, who was main arbiter in last year’s tournament. IA Nikolopoulos is at the moment main arbiter in the World Championship match between Anand and Topalov.