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960 For All

TD: DaveShack Started on June 13, 2012 at 1:40 AM
Players: 100   Time Control: 3 days/move
Max Group Size: 4   Rating Range: Open
# Advance: 2   Tie Breaks: Yes
Points Available: 530   Games Rated: Yes

96% COMPLETE!
Tournament Stats
Starting Players: 100 Completed Games: 598 (tournament is 96% complete)
Eliminated Round 1: 47 (47% of field) Games in Round 1: 300
Eliminated Round 2: 23 (23% of field) Games in Round 2: 150
Eliminated Round 3: 14 (14% of field) Games in Round 3: 84
Eliminated Round 4: 8 (8% of field) Games in Round 4: 48
Eliminated Round 5: 0 (0% of field) Games in Round 5: 24 (66% completed)
Players Withdrawn: 5 (5%) # Timeouts: 178 (29%)
Remaining Players: 8 (8%) Remaining Games: 8 (current round)
Average Rating: 1331 Biggest Upset: 1527 defeats 1994

Here is a Chess960 tournament which doesn't have a minimum games completed requirement.  Open to all who would like some Chess960 games.  It also gives a way to get some 960 games started for newcomers and those who mainly play live and want the 960 experience too.


Comments


  • 4 months ago

    NM aww-rats

    Round 5, two opponents left. Both on vacation with about a month left each. Probably their 6th vacation apiece as well since we started. Finished with the other guy both games quickly. Gee, why sign up to play chess? Answer, because I can go on vacation and hold everyone up! Hell, I'm gonna go on vacation tomorrow, but I'm playing chess on mine!

  • 8 months ago

    NM aww-rats

    I think every round has been extended a few months due to player using extended vacation time. They are back at it again this round....

  • 2 years ago

    accio_joe

    YESSSSSSSSSSSSS!!!!!!!!! I'm in round 2!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • 2 years ago

    zipawn

    Thanx for the info KingOfCheckmates... make sense to me now...

  • 2 years ago

    KingOfCheckmates

    zipawn, it's called Chess960 because there are 960 different starting positions that can be made by mixing up the queen, bishops, knights, king and rook. Hope this makes sense :)

  • 2 years ago

    zipawn

    This is the very first 960 game or tournament I am playing. I don't know why you call it 960..why not 690? But i think its a good exercise for mobility tactics...

  • 2 years ago

    thelama

    Well... let's hope it's allowed.

    My tournament is a 12 player tournament.It's called "a tournament of great fun".

    It's played in the 12(2) -> 1 method. 

    The time control is 24hours/nove

    Most players are rated between 1700-2100.

    If you want to join' look it up in the upcoming tournament section.

    I'll be glad to see you there!

  • 2 years ago

    thelama

    Hello.

    I want to write here a comment about the tournament I will be hosting soon. Is this forbidden by the site's rule, or by this tournament director's will?

    I'll be happy to recive an answer soon. My tournament starts in 2 days, and I have a cfew players missing.

    Anyway, if for some reason this post is rule-breaking, too, please let me know.

    Thanks!

  • 2 years ago

    zyreyzean

    go easy on me. good luck!

  • 2 years ago

    MAXPREDADOR

    greetings to all who wins what err less! kkkkkkWink

    sdç max

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