Final Report – SNA Seminar and Examination on 16th and 17th December 2023 Vizianagaram, AP

Andhra Chess Association on behalf of All India Chess Federation and Arbiters’ Commission AICF organised a Senior National Arbiter Seminar & Examination at Hotel Dhana Laxmi, Opp. RTC Bus Stand, Vizianagaram, AP on 16th and 17th December 2023.

Forty aspiring arbiters from Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh and Telangana participated in the seminar. Mr. Swapnil Bansod IA, FIDE Lecturer was the lecturer.

Mr. Swapnil Bansod handled the topics on Laws of Chess, Tiebreaks, Tournament Regulations, Arbiter Regulations, Swiss Pairings, Rating Regulations, Title regulations and Fair Play Regulations during the two days seminar.

All the forty participants attended the examination after seminar and following participants are qualified for SNA Title & FIDE NA License.

No FIDE ID Name   State AICF ID Grade
1 429052181 Palakurthi Deepthi F Andhra Pradesh 220284AP2023 A
2 45030618 Rama Krishna Gujjula Andhra Pradesh 161554AP2022 A
3 35031686 Karthik Gopal G Andhra Pradesh 9005AP2021 A
4 25652060 Prasanth Kumar U Andhra Pradesh 33454AP2021 A
5 45095558 Ganesh Naidu Mudadla Andhra Pradesh 84539AP2021 A
6 429052661 Nagendra Kumar K Andhra Pradesh 166834AP2022 A
7 33337489 Gunuru Prasadu Andhra Pradesh 78452AP2021 A
8 429052653 Kiran Kumar Paluri Andhra Pradesh 165500AP2022 A
9 33347972 Giddaluri Mounika F Andhra Pradesh 223063AP2023 B
10 5036631 Shaik, Abdul Azeez Andhra Pradesh 11160AP2021 B
11 429052688 Rami Naidu Gara Andhra Pradesh 104809AP2021 B
12 88198260 Sukanth Batula Andhra Pradesh 200554AP2023 B
13 88160068 Bhaskararao Lella Telangana 193972TG2023 B
14 25796712 Manjula N F Andhra Pradesh 48866AP2021 B
15 429052190 Ranga Rathna Kishore V Andhra Pradesh 220407AP2023 B
16 45095671 Kasi Siva Ranganadh M Andhra Pradesh 84951AP2021 B
17 46677542 Sreedhar C Andhra Pradesh 168638AP2022 B
18 5014905 Venu, Madhav N. Telangana 220339TG2023 B
19 25955977 Kushi Soma Srivatsa F Telangana 55607TG2021 B
20 25617230 Jyothi Kiran P Andhra Pradesh 84111AP2021 B
21 33391203 Prema Latha M F Andhra Pradesh 86508AP2021 B
22 429052157 Emmanuel Suman Raju Maddala Andhra Pradesh 207440AP2023 B
23 25928295 Neeraj Tamuk Arunachal Pradesh 52392AR2021 B
24 429052130 Govinda Jeeyar N Andhra Pradesh 220165AP2023 B

All the participants awarded with SNA title are required to be registered with AICF as Arbiter as well as get their FIDE NA License prior to officiating in any FIDE rated event.  They must be licensed before officiating in any FIDE Rated event or attending FIDE Arbiter Seminar.  To get NA License please pay an amount of Rs. 3210/- at and intimate the details (Name, FIDE ID and Screenshot of payment) by email to &

**All other participants shall be eligible for NA title and eligible to officiate all events except FIDE rated ones.**

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