How long does a 15|10 Tournament(5 Rounds) usually lasts?

  • #1

    How long does a 15|10 Tournament(5 Rounds) usually lasts?

  • #2

    15/10 game usually can last about 25 minutes.  5 rounds can last about slighty over than 2 hours.  You might want to make it 2 hours 30 minutes.  

  • #3

    About 35 minutes a round is more realistic. 
    a 5 round 15 / 0 tournament is about 3 hours long. 

  • #4

    Let's say that at the end of a 40-moves long game (the longest per round), both players have about 3 minutes.

    24min + 80×10sec (800sec = 13min) = 37min.

    37min × 5 = 185min = 3h 5min

  • #5

    Seriously, 3 hours?  I have never played one that long.  Anyway, 3 hours for 5 rounds should be safe. 

  • #6

    Thank you all.

  • #7

    plus 10-15 min time interval after each game for the pairings and board placements.

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