2016 Arbiters’ Awards – congratulations to David Welch!

Dave WelchThe ECF is pleased to announce that David Welch is to receive a FIDE Arbiters’ Award for his long service as an International Arbiter. The award will be presented to David at the FIDE Congress being held in September in Baku, Azerbaijan, alongside the Olympiad at which David will be officiating.

David is the third English arbiter to receive the honour, following Stewart Reuben and Gerry Walsh in 2014 …