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Unscrupulous player abuses vacation - Queen Pawn

Posted by Chemwong on 10/16/12 at 10:44 AM

Dear  all,

I have received complaint concerning vacation abuse in this tournament, where the situation was different from the usual ranting you would see in most other tourneys.

There was a player who took vacation from Augest to now. While it seems normal to take a break from chess due to real life issue, he was reported to play live chess, with 20 pages game achieve, during this period. I can find little excuse for this player, if any.

Starting from now I would personally inspect long vacationed games and will post the name of player if the vacation last for too long. They may be kicked at my discerntion or after a voting, particularly in the case of dileberately delaying games.

Thanks for your attention. Feel free to report vacational abuse.

TD: Chemwong Started on July 10, 2012 at 5:28 AM
Players: 100   Time Control: 3 days/move
Max Group Size: 5   Rating Range: >1450
# Advance: 2   Tie Breaks: Yes
Points Available: 639   Games Rated: Yes

93% COMPLETE!
Tournament Stats
Starting Players: 100 Completed Games: 575 (tournament is 93% complete)
Eliminated Round 1: 62 (62% of field) Games in Round 1: 400
Eliminated Round 2: 20 (20% of field) Games in Round 2: 128
Eliminated Round 3: 6 (6% of field) Games in Round 3: 48 (97% completed)
Players Withdrawn: 6 (6%) # Timeouts: 62 (10%)
Remaining Players: 6 (6%) Remaining Games: 1 (current round)
Average Rating: 1694 Biggest Upset: 1869 defeats 2222

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