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Landau Cup, an international tournament between universities
(photo: Andrey Danilov, interviewed)

Landau Cup, an international tournament between universities

Mikhail_Golubev
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The LANDAU OPEN CUP 2021 is an international online chess tournament between UNIVERSITIES all around the world, organized by a group of students.

Previously they organized a number of massive competitions between universities at Lichess. (On July 3, 2021 as many as 415 players from 38 universities of 19 countries participated). History: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1d2_vs2h_8x572IFXUMWIoLhc5_FckaZc903ZdFqjIzE/edit#gid=0 Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ChessUniWCLeague/

But the Landau Cup will be played on the new student-developed platform https://global-chess.com/ It innovatively enables the holding of a Swiss system event as a team tournament! Competitions will take place on August 1-2, 2021. The co-organizers are MIPT and The University of Toronto.

Detailed regulations (in English and Russian): https://global-chess.com/not_changed_static/common/Regulations.pdf

Contact Andrey Danilov (pic): andreydanilov@phystech.edu