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Chess Unlimited Chess 960 Group Tourney!!!!

TD: Samsch Started on March 22, 2013 at 11:09 AM
Players: 100   Time Control: 5 days/move
Max Group Size: 5   Rating Range: Open
# Advance: 2   Tie Breaks: No
Points Available: 517   Games Rated: Yes

95% COMPLETE!
Tournament Stats
Starting Players: 100 Completed Games: 662 (tournament is 95% complete)
Eliminated Round 1: 56 (56% of field) Games in Round 1: 400
Eliminated Round 2: 25 (25% of field) Games in Round 2: 172
Eliminated Round 3: 8 (8% of field) Games in Round 3: 64
Eliminated Round 4: 0 (0% of field) Games in Round 4: 40 (65% completed)
Players Withdrawn: 2 (2%) # Timeouts: 143 (21%)
Remaining Players: 11 (11%) Remaining Games: 14 (current round)
Average Rating: 1371 Biggest Upset: 1263 defeats 1936

Here's a super fun tournament for the group Unlimited Chess960! You do NOT have to be part of the group of the group to join, but if you could join the group here,http://www.chess.com/groups/home/unlimited-chess960 that would be nice.

Any Questions/Comments/Complaints please do not hesitate to message me!

Good Luck and Have Fun!!!!!!

-Samsch (The Tournament Director)



Comments


  • 17 months ago

    kanp

    I was lucky and got 2 time-out and in the middle of the table.

    I will not qualify for the next round. All the best to everyone

  • 20 months ago

    Samsch

    This is a random position, so no one knows any strategies.

    Also, this will effect your Chess960 rating.

  • 20 months ago

    SK-B

    I actually didn't "get it" about chess 960 when I joined. I am embarrassed to admit that the very first move that I made (as white) was pawn to D4, which I made "automatically" without even reaslizing that the piece places were scrambled.

    I did notice it the second time. At first I was surprised, then just figured I would play and enjoy the games. Can anyone tell me whether there are people who are used to playing with this configuration of pieced and have already figured out strategies, or are we all just trying to figure it out as we go along?

    Finally - will these results count toward our ratings? Fine if they do... I just want to be sure that I know whats what.

    Thanks again to Samsch for organizing this tournament. I think it is going to be fun!

  • 20 months ago

    Samsch

    It's like normal chess, except the pieces are jumbled!

  • 20 months ago

    Kingdomcome2010

    So how do you play 960

  • 20 months ago

    Samsch

    A tournament that has all Chess960 games.

  • 20 months ago

    Kingdomcome2010

    what exactly is a 960 tourney ?

  • 20 months ago

    Samsch

    LaughingLaughingLaughingLaughingLaughing

  • 20 months ago

    SK-B

    Thank you, Samsch, for organizing this tournament.

    Eight games at once! Wow! What a great reason to procrastinate and not get my work done :-)

  • 21 months ago

    JRC_96

    Thx.Sorry for disturbance.

  • 21 months ago

    Samsch

    No, it's fine.

  • 21 months ago

    JRC_96

    Samsch would it be disrespect if I witdraw the tournament?

  • 21 months ago

    Samsch

    It depends.

  • 21 months ago

    JRC_96

    Yes and it last longer and longer.

    Anyway, how many rounds does this tournament have?

  • 21 months ago

    Samsch

    There's only one game left though.

  • 21 months ago

    JRC_96

    http://www.chess.com/tournament/capns-triangular-gambit-series-v---cochrane-gambit---centre-variation

    I registered this tournament.And it has not reached 2nd round yet.

  • 21 months ago

    Samsch

    Is 3/days per move fine?

  • 21 months ago

    JRC_96

    Could it be 24 or 48 hours per move?If it is 5 days/move,I would quit.

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