Four Wise Arbiters
ICCF Champions League
First Season (2004-2006)

Team Home Page
Board 1: IM Duncan Chambers (ENG)
International Arbiter, rating 2338

Chess player since 1970
CC player since 1981 (in ICCF since 1991)

Main CC achievements
Arne Henriksen Memorial (DEN): 9½/14 (IM title 2001)
NATT V, Board 8: 5/10
BFCC-40 (postal section): 6/14
TD activities
British Junior CC Championship
ICCF Cup XI preliminaries
IA title 2001
Pat Thorn Memorial
BFCC-40 (e-mail section)
Stephen Tatlow memorial
World Championship XXVI and XXVII semi-finals
Other CC activities
Team captain for England in EU-MSM VI preliminaries and final
Team captain for ICCF in centenary match vs. Scotland
Secretary of BFCC (British Federation for Correspondence Chess) since 2003

Board 2: Alan Rawlings (ENG), Team Captain
International Arbiter, rating 2241

Highest ICCF rating 2372. Age: 53, living in Oxford, England. Married, two teenage daughters, nine stepchildren, two young lurchers. First played CC 1967, first involved in CC administration 1972. BFCC International Secretary and ICCF delegate for England since 1993; ICCF General Secretary 2000-2002. Tournament Director for Amici Sumus LADAC/CAPA, Reg Gillman Memorial, XXX Anniversary APA Bulletin, Veinger Memorial, John Jordan Memorial. Central Tournament Leader for ICCF World Cup XI. ICCF International Arbiter title awarded at Daytona Beach, 2000. Received Bertl von Massow medal in Silver, ICCF Congress, Ostrava 2003.

Board 3: J. Franklin Campbell (USA)
International Arbiter, rating 2132

Webmaster for The Campbell Report, American Postal Chess Tournaments (APCT) and Chess Journalists of America. Former ICCF Press Officer, has written The Campbell Report for APCT News Bulletin for 16 years and has contributed articles to Chess Mail and other chess journals. TD for the Pacific Area Team Tournament IV and 4th NAPZ Championship ... chess enthusiast, chess cartoonist, cc competitor since 1964. Editor/publisher for APCT Team Newsletter for NTC-1. 62 years old. Lives in Mason, Michigan (USA). Worked as a systems programmer, currently retired. Received ICCF International Arbiter (IA) title at Mumbai in 2004. Current major project: building the USCCC (USA Championship) archives at the ICCF-US web site. Created and maintains the Champions League web site.
Board 4: Ralph Marconi (CAN)
International Arbiter, rating 2049

Highest ICCF rating 2260. Age: 50; Residence: Joliette, Québec (Canada); has played CC for 30 years. ICCF TD since 1986: Québec Open CC Championships (5) founded and organized in 1986 (not ICCF); Horowitz Memorial Open (1992 - 1996); 8th & 9th North American Invitational CCC (NAICCC); Paul Diaconescu Memorial - Group A; Team Captain of Canadian teams in: 12th CC Olympiad Final, 13th CC Olympiad Prelims, PATT 4; Team Captain of the winning NAPZ team in the CADAP vs NAPZ 100 board match. NAPZ Zonal Director from 2000 to 2004; A CCCA Vice-President. ICCF International Arbiter - Title awarded in 1994. CCCA Games Editor. Webmaster for CCCA and Ralph Marconi's Chess Page. Defeated a future SIM and an IM; drew a CC game with legendary GM S. Reshevsky. Work: Chess Today Technical Editor, Private teacher (English conversation course). Received Gold Bertl von Massow medal at 2001 ICCF Congress, Rimini Italy.

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