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Chess Arbiter Training Programme 2019: Progress Report

Ulster Chess Union Tournament Director Brendan Jamison introduced a 12 month Arbiter Training Course at the beginning of January 2019. 8 UCU members signed up. How are they progressing....
Chess Arbiter Training Programme 2019: Progress Report
Ulster Chess Union Tournament Director Brendan Jamison introduced a 12 month Arbiter Training Course at the beginning of January 2019. 8 UCU members signed up. There are 4 components to completing the course:
1). One-to-one Swiss Master training with a qualified arbiter.
2). The running of 3 tournaments using Swiss Master, under supervision of a qualified arbiter
3). The completion of a Tournament Report for publication online
4). A two hour Arbiter’s Exam (a score of 90% required to pass)
During the first five months of 2019, the status of the 8 trainee arbiters are as follows:
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John Bradley

One-to-one Swiss Master training: completed
Tournaments completed: 3
Report: published on 2 February 2019 (Newry Rapidplay)
Arbiter Exam: Passed on Sun 26 May 2019
Arbiter status: Qualified UCU Arbiter (100% completed)
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Adam Rushe

One-to-one Swiss Master training: completed
Tournaments completed: 3
Report: published 20 January 2019 (Williamson Shield)
Arbiter Exam: Passed on Thursday 30 May 2019
Arbiter status: Qualified UCU Arbiter (100% completed)
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Evan Elwood

One-to-one Swiss Master training: completed
Tournaments completed: 2
Report: to be completed
Arbiter Exam: Passed on Sat 25 May 2019
Arbiter status: trainee (70% completed)
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Ciaran Rowan

One-to-one Swiss Master training: completed
Tournaments completed: 1
Report: published 31 May 2019 (City of Belfast Championships)
Arbiter Exam: Passed on Mon 27 May 2019
Arbiter status: trainee (60% completed)
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Martin Johnston

One-to-one Swiss Master training: completed

Tournaments completed: 1
Report: to be completed
Arbiter Exam: Passed on Sun 26 May 2019
Arbiter status: trainee (50% completed)
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Jim Doak

One-to-one Swiss Master training: completed
Tournaments completed: 0
Report: not completed
Arbiter Exam: To be completed
Arbiter status: trainee (10% completed)
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Andy Boal

One-to-one Swiss Master training: not completed
Tournaments completed: 0
Report: not completed
Arbiter Exam: To be completed
Arbiter status: trainee (0% completed)
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Neil Gardner

One-to-one Swiss Master training: not completed
Tournaments completed: 0
Report: not completed
Arbiter Exam: To be completed
Arbiter status: trainee (0% completed)
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