This meter shows where Taro Kobayashi is in relation to the entire range of chess players.
New students of chess will appear toward the left side, and will move rightward as
they progress. Very strong players will be closer the the right side.
Games Reported: 51
Unofficial Rating: 1210
This meter indicates Taro Kobayashi's current forward momentum.
Green zone indicates that current performance exceeds all past levels.
Blue zone indicates current performance is near peak level achieved.
Yellow zone indicates current performance slipping below player's potential.
Red zone may indicate a serious slump in performance requiring remedial action.
3rd degree White Belt
The above graphic represents Taro Kobayashi's Title Belt. The belt designation is stated on the left. The "Level" is shown
on the belt buckle, where Level 1 is the lowest belt and Level 22 is the highest. The Title is stated on the right.
The next belt is the 1st degree Yellow Belt, corresponding to the Sentry title. In order to be promoted to this belt the following goals must be met:
a peak rating greater than 450
defeat at least 5 opponents rated over 500
rating maintained above 400 for at least 15 consecutive games
either or both of the following:
a 1st place finish in at least 1 tournament in a section of strength 1 or stronger
[NOTE: Occasionally, a 2nd place finish in a particularly large and strong section may be accepted
as equivalent to a 1st place finish for purposes of Title promotion];
at least 10 unique stronger opponents defeated since last promotion;
Taro Kobayashi's next evaluation is scheduled for December 4.
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