For taking on the challenge of expanding and vastly improving upon Wikipedia's coverage of Japanese painting. Such broad topics demand a lot of work and attention, and this is a crucial step towards improving the 'pedia's currently rather weak coverage of East Asian art topics. LordAmeth 09:21, 18 April 2007 (UTC)
The Original Barnstar
I appreciate your hard work on Wikipedia, especially on the Russo-Japanese War on which behalf I'm writing Wiki-articles on the German Wikipedia. Well done MChew. Chris.w.braun (talk) 15:55, 4 February 2014 (UTC)
I, Smee, hereby present MChew with The 25 DYK Medal. For your (33) well-sourced contributions to the Did you know? section on the Main Page. Thank you. Yours, Smee 09:02, 9 June 2007 (UTC)
To MChew, for the effort required into producing 50 dyks to date. congratulations! Cheers, Casliber (talk•contribs) 15:49, 13 September 2008 (UTC)
To MChew, for the hundreds bios on Japanese generals and admirals.
The Tireless Contributor Barnstar
By order of the coordinators, for your fine work tagging and assessing military history articles in Tag & Assess 2008, I hereby award you with this Tireless Contributor's barnstar. --ROGER DAVIEStalk 09:50, 1 August 2008 (UTC)