Chess Scotland

The home of Chess in Scotland

Chess Scotland

The home of Chess in Scotland

Chess Scotland

The home of Chess in Scotland

Edinburgh Junior Online Congress 2020

Saturday 10th October  (1 day event)

Junior Event  |  Time Controls: Allegro  |  Rounds: 6  |  Website

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Lothian Junior Chess are holding the Edinburgh Junior Online Congress on lichess.org on Saturday 10th October, 2020.

The tournament will be six rounds (Swiss pairing) with 15 mins plus 5 sec time control.

Entry is £5 with a discount for Chess Scotland members. The tournament will use electronic anti-cheating measures both during and after the tournament to ensure fair play.

To enter the tournament https://ti.to/lothianjuniorchess/edinburgh-junior-online-congress-2020

The tournament is open to all school age children living in Scotland with the prizes in the following sections.

  • Primary U300 For primary school aged players with a Chess Scotland main and allegro grade of less than 300, or who do not have a grade
  • Primary U600 For primary school aged players with a Chess Scotland published main and allegro grade of less than 600
  • Primary Open For any primary school aged player living in Scotland
  • Secondary U600 For secondary school aged players with a Chess Scotland published main and allegro grade of less than 600 or who do not have a grade
  • Open For any player of school age living in Scotland

 

 

Grading and Rating: All games will be Chess Scotland Allegro graded and lichess rated

Be Nice Play Fair: Players must be respectful to each other at all times when using the chat etc.

Players must not receive assistance from another person or from a computer chess program, books etc during play.

Lichess has powerful anti-cheating measures in place and in addition games will be analysed using the FIDE anti-cheating software.

If a player's account is suspended by lichess they will not be able to play, or continue, in the tournament. If lichess imposes a temporary sanction (eg for misusing the chat) they may miss one or more rounds. LJC have no control over this. All appeals must be made to lichess.

 

Lothian Junior Chess Committee

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