Mobile Phones Issues in FIDE Events

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David Sedgwick
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Re: Mobile Phones Issues in FIDE Events

Postby David Sedgwick » Wed Feb 15, 2012 1:56 pm

E Michael White wrote:
David Sedgwick wrote:It's worth mentioning that the result of the game in question was ultimately not affected. According to the FIDE rating report, the alleged offender lost anyway.
Do you not see that:-
  • the actual result does not make bad arbiting any better
  • players other than an opponent can be affected by an active mobile phone
  • in non-ECF/CS etc arbiter run events parents have no guarantee that those persons are CRB cleared. There were many young players taking part.
  • incidents like these would likely reduce if arbiters stuck to the rules

Alex H has beaten me to it in terms of a response.

I wasn't commenting about the incident. I was commenting about the scope for ECF action in response to it.

Since the point has been raised, I would add that I happen to know that the organiser in question does have CRB clearance.

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Re: Mobile Phones Issues in FIDE Events

Postby John Upham » Wed Feb 15, 2012 2:51 pm

For those interested in Arbiters and arbiting(?) perhaps you would be interested in

http://www.britishchessmagazine.co.uk/?p=3110 from Alex McFarlane :D


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