How to become a tm
The mamer tournament chief is currently afw(*)(TM), the chief is responsible for designating users to be mamer TMs. If you wish to become a tournament manager, please apply by messaging the account 1) Your real name. (2) Your age. (3) Times when you typically login to the server. (4) A brief statement of why you would like to be a TM and a brief description of how you believe how you are qualified for this role.
Please note, being a TM is both an honor and a responsibility to the chess server and to the team. The ideal TM is a mature and friendly person. The ideal TM is one who participates in server help (such as channel 1); in discussion channels (such as channel 2), and who enjoys playing in tournaments. A TM is expected to uphold a higher standard of behavior than the average user, use proper etiquette, diplomacy, and is objective when discussing problems with users in or out of the tournament setting. Lastly, the avail- ability to run tournaments. The activity of TMs is routinely reviewed, inactive tournament managers will lose their tournament manager status.
With that perspective in mind, the following rough criteria are used in judging user applications for becoming mamer TMs:
(1) Involvement on the server (such as playing regularly on the server). (2) Involvement with tournaments (most new managers have played in at least 100 tourneys, but it is possible to become a TM with less). (3) The absence of abuse, both on server and in tourneys (a couple of isolated and minor cases of abuse do not necessarily exclude anyone, but a history of abuse is not acceptable). (4) Your personal statement and the reasons why you want to be a tournament manager in your application. (5) Login times (times when there currently are few tourneys are desirable). (6) Overall maturity of conduct and experience (age does not contribute in