On October 18, 2019, JOY Chinese Pool European Tour Switzerland Open officially started. Before the tournament, Mr. Joao Silva, Deputy Secretary-General of ICEA awarded the certificate of ICEA International Gold Award Referee to Ms. Wang Zhongyao on behalf of ICEA.
Chinese pool fans will not be unfamiliar with Zhongyao. Since 2011, she has been active in international Chinese pool tournaments. With professional attitude and attractive appearance, she has become a beautiful scenery in Chinese pool field.
The ICEA referee system is comprised of six grades: National B Level, National A Level, International B Level, International A Level, International Silver Award and International Gold Award.
If the referee has refereed ICEA tournaments for more than one year without any major mistakes, he / she can participate in the ICEA referee assessment and apply for the national referee certificate.
Online and off-line referee professional training has started in August, with the continuous promotion of Chinese pool around the world, more and more excellent referees will become part of ICEA's refereeing team.