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Team Australia - Chess 960 Championship - Open Division

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Posted by Benkobaby on 4/1/12 at 9:05 AM

Good luck guys!

Winners:

#1 integrator (1981)

#2 Benkobaby (1913)

#3 BorgQueen (1826)

TD: Benkobaby Started on June 17, 2011 at 9:54 AM
Players: 24   Time Control: 3 days/move
Max Group Size: 5   Rating Range: Open
# Advance: 2   Tie Breaks: Yes
Points Available: 389   Games Rated: Yes

TOURNAMENT FINISHED!
Tournament Stats
Starting Players: 24 Completed Games: 144 (tournament is 100% complete)
Eliminated Round 1: 14 (58% of field) Games in Round 1: 92
Eliminated Round 2: 6 (25% of field) Games in Round 2: 40
Eliminated Round 3: 4 (16% of field) Games in Round 3: 12
Players Withdrawn: 0 (0%) # Timeouts: 9 (6%)
Remaining Players: 2 (8%) Remaining Games: 0 (current round)
Average Rating: 1497 Biggest Upset: 1174 defeats 1391

 

Welcome to the inaugural Team Australia Chess 960 Championship (Open division)

To enter the Tournament you MUST be a member of Team Australia or fly the Aussie flag on your chess.com handle.  

(If you don't meet the above criteria please don't enter as we will only have to remove you from the Tournament).

If you don't feel you're up to playing in the Open Division there is a separate Chess 960 Tournament for players with a STANDARD rating below 1601.

www.chess.com/tournament/team-australia---chess-960-championship---under-1600-div

You will receive a separate and distinct Chess 960 rating. Your Standard chess.com rating is not affected.

Don't know what Chess 960 is - check out the link below and prepare to throw your opening books out the window!

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chess960

The initial starting position is shown above. Have fun and enjoy.


Comments


  • 3 years ago

    Coopah

    My opponents are Integrator, Borgqueen and Benkobaby. Even better Cool

  • 3 years ago

    Coopah

    Oh I made it to the final round. AwesomeCool

  • 3 years ago

    Benkobaby

    It shows up in the "Tournament Stats" above.Smile I withdrew from a Tournament long ago - they where piss farting around - after 2 years we hadn't even reached the final round.Tongue out

  • 3 years ago

    BorgQueen

    Ok, so if someone withdraws from a tourney the basically resign all their games.  Ok, I didn't know it showed up as a resignation.

     

    Thanks Benko :-)

  • 3 years ago

    Benkobaby

    He/She withdrew BQ - Which is his/hers perogative ... and trying to guess why only invites needless speculation. Let it go.Wink

  • 3 years ago

    BorgQueen

    Why would someone (d4c4_KID) resign all their games at round 2?

  • 3 years ago

    Knightmage

    Good luck all Smile

  • 3 years ago

    Benkobaby

    Congrats to all those that made it through to Round 2

  • 3 years ago

    Coopah

    Good luck everyone in round two. 

  • 3 years ago

    Coopah

    good logic everyone

  • 3 years ago

    Benkobaby

    Good Logic everyone! - enjoy and have some fun. I'm personally going to sac more pawns and pieces than Mikhail Tal on speed.Cool

  • 4 years ago

    Knightmage

    This should be interesting, I can see myself going down in a screaming heap real quick Smile.

  • 4 years ago

    Benkobaby

    LMAO CoopahLaughing

  • 4 years ago

    Coopah

    For some strange reason I am not as confident of winning as I was a couple of hours ago Wink

  • 4 years ago

    Benkobaby

    Welcome BQ! and MrWow!

  • 4 years ago

    Benkobaby

    ... and welcome the Big I - Integrator!

  • 4 years ago

    Benkobaby

    Welcome Matty!

  • 4 years ago

    Benkobaby

    In your 960 dreams sunshine.Laughing

  • 4 years ago

    Coopah

    Thanks BB

    I'm looking forward to winning this  Smile

  • 4 years ago

    Benkobaby

    Nice to see you Coopah ... and thanks for joining rb. Cool

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