Chess 960 Fun Tournament


#1 norbertedert (1886)

#2 mycogen (1751)

#3 astarius (1976)

TD: determinacy Started on December 14, 2013 at 3:07 AM
Players: 100   Time Control: 3 days/move
Max Group Size: 5   Rating Range: Open
# Advance: 1   Tie Breaks: Yes
Points Available: 280   Games Rated: Yes

Tournament Stats
Starting Players: 100 Completed Games: 492 (tournament is 100% complete)
Eliminated Round 1: 80 (80% of field) Games in Round 1: 400
Eliminated Round 2: 16 (16% of field) Games in Round 2: 80
Eliminated Round 3: 4 (4% of field) Games in Round 3: 12
Players Withdrawn: 4 (4%) # Timeouts: 101 (20%)
Remaining Players: 1 (1%) Remaining Games: 0 (current round)
Average Rating: 1307 Biggest Upset: 1255 defeats 1665

This is the 4th Official Portland Chess Shop correspondence tournament on

All games start with a chess960 opening. The starting position of the chess pieces on the players' home ranks is randomized. The random setup renders the prospect of obtaining an advantage through the memorization of opening lines impracticable, compelling players to rely on their talent and creativity.


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You will play up to 4 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, try this help file

Good luck everyone!


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  • 24 months ago


    All rounds have the same initial position.

  • 24 months ago


    at least in the round play one white then back , second round may change but not sure.

  • 24 months ago


    yes, same starting position for the entire tourney, though the board may be flipped.

  • 24 months ago


    The USS Defiant has drop the two of so far to shop for chess clocks.

    okinawaoly (1349)

    AndrzejSz (1324)

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