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20th Chess.com Thematic Tournament - Sicilian Najdorf (1201-1400)

TD: CHESScom Started on August 1, 2013 at 6:03 AM
Players: 1002   Time Control: 3 days/move
Max Group Size: 6   Rating Range: 1201-1400
# Advance: 1   Tie Breaks: Yes
Points Available: 460   Games Rated: Yes

Tournament Stats
Starting Players: 1,002 Completed Games: 5999 (tournament is 99% complete)
Eliminated Round 1: 827 (82% of field) Games in Round 1: 5,010
Eliminated Round 2: 140 (13% of field) Games in Round 2: 850
Eliminated Round 3: 22 (2% of field) Games in Round 3: 140 (99% completed)
Players Withdrawn: 32 (3%) # Timeouts: 1425 (23%)
Remaining Players: 2 (0%) Remaining Games: 1 (current round)
Average Rating: 1325 Biggest Upset: 1341 defeats 1737

This is the 20th Official Chess.com Thematic Tournament. It will begin August 1st, so register now!


All games start with the Sicilian Najdorf,


  1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6


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!


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