BDCL

West Midlands
146
Sep 25, 2020
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Adidaswoody
Jun 21, 2021
Ahhh ok, i was ready 15 mins early today but i left to try have a quick practice game, im not very good at 5 minute chess :(
Julesrulesuk
Jun 21, 2021
It was cancelled because not enough players joined the tournament. I suspect you were too late.
Adidaswoody
Jun 21, 2021
Is todays still on? The link i have says it doesnt exist
Julesrulesuk
Apr 12, 2021
The server sent down during this evening's tournament. My game was declared a "draw". I have reported this as a bug to chess.com.
Tyslcab
Jan 30, 2021
Please have a look at my post on the BDCL 'Forum' about the possibility of setting up some multi-board slow-play matches against other online clubs on chess.com
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Arena rapid on Saturday

Arena rapid on Saturday

Julesrulesuk | Nov 12, 2021
The BDCl online club is holding a 10 minute with a 2 second increment Arena tournament at 7.30 p.m. on Saturday 13th November. The direct link to join the tournament is: https://www.chess.com/play/arena/1451255 Registration is from 6.30 p.m. on the night. We need 4 players to register by 7:30pm for the tournament to go ahead.
Tournament - Monday, 11th October at 7.30 p.m.

Tournament - Monday, 11th October at 7.30 p.m.

Tyslcab | Oct 7, 2021
BDCL's next event will be an Arena tournament on Monday, 11th October, with a time-control of 5 minutes plus 5 second increments.  It will run from 7.30 p.m. onwards for a maximum of 2 hours.  The direct link to register is:  https://www.chess.com/play/arena/1423593 Members can join the tourney from 6.30 p.m. on the night.  It will be possible to join the event late and to pause or cease playing whenever you wish - as long as we have sufficient players at the start-time (and throughout) to m...
Swiss Tourney: Monday 13th September at 7.30 p.m.

Swiss Tourney: Monday 13th September at 7.30 p.m.

Tyslcab | Sep 6, 2021
The next online event organised by the 'BDCl' club has been scheduled for Monday, 13th September. This will be a Swiss with a time-control of a flat 10 minutes.  If there are 10 or more entrants logged-in at the 7.30 p.m. start-time then there should be 5 rounds.  If there are fewer entrants then the number of rounds will be automatically reduced by the chess.com software.The direct link is:  https://www.chess.com/play/tournament/2561301  or  you should be able to join the event by going to t...
BDCL Rapidplay Swiss, Monday, 9th August

BDCL Rapidplay Swiss, Monday, 9th August

Tyslcab | Aug 7, 2021
Our next event will be a four-round 10 minute + 5 second increment Rapidplay Swiss on Monday, 9th August.  Kick-off is 7.30 p.m..  The direct link is:  https://www.chess.com/live#t=2501150  Please try to be on time as last month the number of rounds was automatically reduced to three by chess.com's software because we were one player short of the quorum at the start-time. Also, please note the post left by our administrator, Julie Wilson, on the BDCL's forum page.   We are seeking feedback o...
BDCl's July Tournaments

BDCl's July Tournaments

Tyslcab | Jul 8, 2021
So far we have two tournaments planned for July:  On Monday, 12th July, at 7.30 p.m. there will be a four-round Swiss with a time control of 10 minutes plus 5 second increments.  The link is:  https://www.chess.com/live#t=2454542 On Monday, 26th July, at 7.30 p.m. there will be a 5 + 5 Arena format event. Registration for the tourneys starts at 6.30 p.m. on the actual nights.  Please would players try to be there at the start-time - particularly for the Swiss tourney.  It is possible to jo...
Upcoming Tournaments

Upcoming Tournaments

Tyslcab | Jun 10, 2021
The BDCL's next event will be a 10 minute + 5 second increment Swiss tourney on Monday, 14th June, at 7.30 p.m..  All BDCL members and West Midlands chess players very welcome. Tonight (10th June) our sister-club, Birmingham Chess League, is also planning another Swiss event.  This will have a flat 10-minute time control and is scheduled to start at 7.45 p.m..
BDCL Thurs Rapidplay

BDCL Thurs Rapidplay

Tyslcab | May 28, 2021
The next BDCl event will be a 10 minute + 3 second increment rapidplay tourney on Thursday, 3rd June, starting at 7.45 p.m..  It will last for up to two hours and will use the Arena format - so players who can't make the start-time should be able to join late if necessary.
BDCL arena tournament on Monday

BDCL arena tournament on Monday

Julesrulesuk | May 22, 2021
The BDCl club's next event will be a 5 minute with a 5 second increment Arena tournament at 7.30 p.m. on Monday 24th May. The direct link to join the tournament is: https://www.chess.com/live#r=1172032 Registration is from 6.30 p.m. on the night. We need 4 players to register by 7:30pm for the tournament to go ahead. I hope to see you there.
Tournaments in late May

Tournaments in late May

Tyslcab | May 16, 2021
The next tourney linked to the BDCL will be hosted by our sister-club 'Birmingham Chess League' at 7.45 p.m. on Tuesday, 18th May.  This event is a 5-round Swiss with a time-control of a flat 10 minutes. 'BDCL' s next in-house tournament will take place on Monday, 24th May, at 7.30 p.m.. This has not yet been organized but will probably be a 2-hour Arena event with a Rapidplay or slow-Blitz time-control.  Keep an eye on our club-page for further details.