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16th Chess.com Thematic Tournament - Scotch (1601-1800)


#2 Danman24 (1934)

#3 Jantos (1686)

TD: CHESScom Started on August 1, 2012 at 3:22 PM
Players: 934   Time Control: 3 days/move
Max Group Size: 6   Rating Range: 1601-1800
# Advance: 1   Tie Breaks: Yes
Points Available: 565   Games Rated: Yes

Tournament Stats
Starting Players: 934 Completed Games: 5546 (tournament is 100% complete)
Eliminated Round 1: 775 (82% of field) Games in Round 1: 4,660
Eliminated Round 2: 131 (14% of field) Games in Round 2: 770
Eliminated Round 3: 20 (2% of field) Games in Round 3: 110
Eliminated Round 4: 3 (0% of field) Games in Round 4: 6
Players Withdrawn: 40 (4%) # Timeouts: 1246 (22%)
Remaining Players: 0 (0%) Remaining Games: 0 (current round)
Average Rating: 1643 Biggest Upset: 1776 defeats 2173

This is the 16th Official Chess.com Thematic Tournament. It will begin August 1st, so register now!

All games start with the Scotch Game,

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4

NOTE: If you register now and your rating changes before the start date, you will be AUTOMATICALLY moved to the correct group when the tournament starts. 

You will play up to 10 games at a time in this event.

Vacation time is allowed.  

New rounds will start when ALL games in the current round are complete.  

If you have other questions (group size, # of people advancing, etc) read the Tournament Description above. If you still have questions, try this help file

Good luck everyone!


  • 23 months ago


    group#98 pause

  • 24 months ago


    Well, I am gonna miss u all. Good luck everybody!

  • 2 years ago


    advancing, surprised

  • 2 years ago


    One year later....

  • 2 years ago


    I must suggest that after some time ''month example'' If some players are slagging and slowing whole table/tournament, there should be adjusted certain rules to restrict their slow responds to the tournament. ''3days period time per move could be decresed to 2 days instead. Thank you

  • 2 years ago



  • 2 years ago


    Pikete - I was on vacation, sorry. Back now until the end of the tournament.

  • 2 years ago


    بعض اللاعبين يستخدم الكمبيوتر في نقلاته

  • 2 years ago


    Group #70 @Keirdre, but he al ready played ... I dont know why I had to wait for him...

  • 2 years ago


    Looks like I won't advance.

    Made some careless mistakes.

    Good luck to everyone! Sealed

  • 2 years ago


    @pikete, what group are you in, and what game?

  • 2 years ago


    I have more than tree days waiting for a move, and the game dosent finish... What happend?

  • 2 years ago


    بعض اللاعبين يستخدم الكمبيتر في نقلاته!!!

  • 2 years ago


    Hope I won't got all games scorched. New to this opening and play this just because my GF want me to teach her to play this.

  • 2 years ago


    can anyone tell me if i withdraw from the 16th Chess.com Thematic Tournament will i loose the ratings ... i didnt moved single piece .....

  • 2 years ago


    and now we shall see the Scotch be played to death

  • 2 years ago


    goood luck ya'll!

  • 2 years ago


    Good luck to all...

  • 2 years ago


    6 hours to go,

  • 2 years ago


    good luck

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