Chess Scotland

The home of Chess in Scotland

Chess Scotland

The home of Chess in Scotland

Chess Scotland

The home of Chess in Scotland

1st Online Scottish Chess Tour Standard Play Tournament

Monday 11th May to Wednesday 27th May  (17 day event)

Time Controls: Regular  |  Rounds: 6  |  Website

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1st Online Scottish Chess Tour Standard Play Tournament
3 Weeks - 6 Rounds
http://congress.popmalc.org.uk/congress/74/home
A Scottish Chess Tour Event
Hosted on Lichess.org
Monday 11 May to Thursday 28 May

6-Round Swiss tournament played under the rules of Chess Scotland (CS)

Special Notes

This is an experimental event. It is currently limited to Chess Scotland members and those who have played in a recent Scottish Chess Tour event where we have your detail. Please read the Conditions of Entry below. If you wish to make an enquiry, please use the Contact page.

To Enter

Please use the on-line entry page to add your entry, then use the Pay button. To reduce the entry fee to £2, you must enter Yes to the Chess Scotland member option. Entries will be automatically entered onto the Entries page.

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When you have been accepted, you will then be invited to joint the ScottishChessTour club/team, which you must accept in order to play in the competition.

Sections

Section Open
Entry Fee £2
Prizes None

Ratings

We will use Chess Scotland gradings for pairing purposes.

For players who do not appear in the Chess Scotland Standard list, other lists may be used at the discretion of the organisers. Ungraded players must provide evidence for the organisers to assess their playing strength and any previous known grade must be declared.

Rate of Play

Each player will have 30 minutes plus a 15 second increment per move from move 1

Time Table

Round 1 Monday 11 May - 19:30
Round 2 Wednesday 13 May - 19:30
Round 3 Monday 18 May - 19:30
Round 4 Wednesday 20 May - 19:30
Round 5 Monday 25 May - 19:30
Round 6 Wednesday 27 May - 19:30

The date and time are the expected playing times. Re-arrangements by agreement of both players on Monday or Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday.

Pairings

Computer Pairings will be used for all tournaments. Vega will be used for Swiss Pairings.

Conditions of Entry

The organisers reserve the right to:

  • Enforce the platform's anti-cheating rules
  • Eject people from the tournament
  • Juniors must obtain permission of a parent/guardian before playing
  • Players must be members of the Chess.com scotchesstour club
  • Transfer entrants between events
  • Split or merge events depending on numbers
  • The organisers reserve the right to refuse entry without assigning a reason
  • Take any other measures deemed necessary to ensure the smooth running of the event
  • Change the entry requirements and the running of the event in the light of experience gained

Where can I obtain further information?
Use the Contact Form to request further information or email scotchesstour@gmail.com.

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