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The ‘Fab Four’ Chess Tour 2021 (online)

Sunday 9th May  (1 day event)

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

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The 'Fab Four' Chess Tour 2021


Sunday 9th May 2021
6 rounds
Starting at 5.30pm 


'Hello, Goodbye'!

'I Want to Tell You' that 'It Wont Be Long' before we 'Come Together' for my next junior tournament.

'I Should Have Known Better' than to come up with a different name for each one of these!

Prizes include Trophies, Medals and 'Money (That's What I Want)' so I hope it will be a 'Good Night' for you. There will be a 'Fab Four' certificate 'From Me To You', so everyone is guaranteed to win 'Something'. The standard of play is 'Getting Better' all the time and 'For No One' should be thinking 'I'm A Loser'.

Easy online entry but if you need some 'Help' then just message me. Entries will close 'The Night Before'. Do NOT have anyone assist you with playing moves, 'You Can't Do That'! Instead you need to 'Think For Yourself'. Don't play too quickly, we like the games to be 'Long, Long, Long'. The tournament will have 4 sections and is open to all young people attending school

Entry to the sections will be determined by the player's current (live) grade on CS allegro list

John Lennon: Under 1600 Grade

Paul McCartney: Under 1000 Grade

George Harrison: Under 700 Grade

Ringo Starr: Under 300/Ungraded.

If anyone is unsure about their grade or what section they should be in then please just ask and 'We Can Work It Out'.

All games will be graded on the Chess Scotland Allegro list.

Any questions regarding prizes should be made to the tournament director prior to entry

Start Time: 5.30pm Finish time: approx 8.30pm
6 rounds on platform using Swiss pairings.

Entry Fee £5

Players must join the ZoomChess@Lenzie team on Lichess prior to the tournament

10mins + 5 sec increment per player.

Play will be continuous.

'The End'.

Please note, by entering the competition, you are agreeing to these conditions

Internet chess provider anti-cheating detection will be in place, with provider sanctions and rights of appeal as set out in the provider’s terms and conditions; in the event that a player’s account has been marked or closed by the provider for using computer assistance any appeal must be made to the provider.

In addition we will be screening the PGNs of the games using the FIDE Screening tool run by Professor Ken Regan. We will also have a member of the FIDE Fair Play Commission overseeing the Anti Cheating measures.

A player whose account on the provider’s website has been marked or closed for using computer assistance, or has been picked up in the FIDE screen, will have their results set as a loss and removed from the tournament. If the FIDE screen indicates that the cheating occurred in the event, a report will be sent to the Scottish Anti-Cheating Committee who will make a determination as to any further punishment as required.

Please note, as we are using a provider, if you use computer assistance in other games, your account could be banned mid tournament even although you have not been using computer assistance for the tournament!

Players have the right to appeal. For a removal from a tournament due to FIDE screen, it would be to the Anti Cheating Committee. For a subsequent punishment from the Anti Cheating Committee, it would be to the Management Board.

All data will be held in compliance with the Chess Scotland Data Protection policy