Welcome to the website of the Chess Arbiters'  Association. This is a group of, mainly, British Arbiters.  We hope you will find something of interest here.

The CAA represents the interests of arbiters throughout Britain with both their national federations and with FIDE.

It supports its members in obtaining national and international titles.

It keeps its members informed of changes to rules and regulations which may affect them.

Suggestions and contributions are always welcome.


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Browse our Web site for more information about the CAA.

This site contains information on the Laws, tournament software, digital clocks, quizzes, courses and historical information. It even has a jokes section.

How to Join

Membership costs £10 per annum for full members and £5 for associate members.

Members receive regular copies of the Newsletter "Arbiting Matters Too" and are kept up to date on Law changes and interpretations.

To join please contact: 
The Secretary,
Alan Atkinson at