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  • #421

    I have created a tournament for players below 1200

    http://www.chess.com/tournament/below-1200 

  • #422
    erik wrote:
    interesting suggestion! we're thinking on this stuff now...

    Im trying to set up a chess tournament right now how would I find people who go to  my college that have a chess.com account

  • #423

    I do not think there is enough prize money for someone to "enter a small bowel" just to win the tournament, have you seen the trophies?  I entered an under 1650 and improved to 1720 before the start but sadly now I am back to 1630! 

    Do you think someone would tank their rating just to enter a tournament?

  • #424
    KingNieves wrote:
    erik wrote:
    interesting suggestion! we're thinking on this stuff now...

    Im trying to set up a chess tournament right now how would I find people who go to  my college that have a chess.com account


    You can't, as those people never told chess.com they were from your college. The best way to do this would probably be to advertise the tournament via the college itself, e.g. on a Student's bulletin board. Once you've notified the players via real world routes, you can even start a chess.com group "X College" to make invitations to tournaments easier.

    Also, premium mebers can view other players on a map, but free members can only see titled players, hence this probably won't help you much.

  • #425

    Hi,

    I registered to enter the 16th chess.com tournament. I'm afraid it's the 2nd time I did it, because I cliked twice on the button. Is it a problem ?

    And also, this is the 1401-1600 tournament I registered for. I'm almost 1600 now, but if I go beyond, I'm quite sure I would not win much games on the 1601-1800 where I'll be automatically switched to. What happens if, on the 1601-1800 games, I go under 1600 ? Will I go back to the 1401-1600 tournament ?

  • #426

    Hi elgregos :]

    I don't think it's even possible to register twice, so it didn't register your 2nd registration. I checked the list of players, you're there.

    Your tournament group will be decided according to your rating at the start of the tourney (1st September). If your rating drops afterwards, you'll stay in the group you were assigned to.

  • #427
    elgregos wrote:

    Hi,

    I registered to enter the 16th chess.com tournament. I'm afraid it's the 2nd time I did it, because I cliked twice on the button. Is it a problem ?

    And also, this is the 1401-1600 tournament I registered for. I'm almost 1600 now, but if I go beyond, I'm quite sure I would not win much games on the 1601-1800 where I'll be automatically switched to. What happens if, on the 1601-1800 games, I go under 1600 ? Will I go back to the 1401-1600 tournament ?


     

    Well technically, you won't even have a good chance of reaching the later rounds of the 1401-1600 section unless you actually play at around an 1850+ level, and I doubt you would win the thing unless you are closer to 2000. So you might as well not worry about what section you get into and just play to learn and have fun =P.

  • #428

    hey, i have a problem:

    during the spring i joined a tournament that is still ongoing now. the thing is, during the summer i went to some week long workshop where there wasnt access to a computer, so naturally because of the time limits i lost my games on time and am out of the tourney. because of that alone, my timeout rate rose dramatically to 19%, which i figured to be outrageous, this was sometime mid-summer and its gone back and forth between 16-17% even though i never timeout and rarely resign, but it has been over 90 days since that workshop week, yet because of my currrent dropout rate i am unable to join any more tourneys

    ive been playing constantly without resigning or timing out to get that to drop, but it just wont budge, i figured it may be a problem with the site itself or maybe im just doing something wrong?

    thanks for any help

  • #429

    hi,

    i want to know if there is any chance to rejoin a tournament which i Withdrew it?

    i've done all my games in the first round and get 5.5 points which send me to the next round

    the  tournament is running in round 1 now

  • #430

    No sorry, once you're withdraw you can't rejoin it.

  • #431

    ok thanks

  • #432

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    Kiss

  • #433
    atmosphere2 wrote:

    ok thanks


     no dnt withdrawl

    Cry

  • #434

    please look at my tournament on my blog

    Anyone 1000-1650 can enter

  • #435

    Well i going to try out a tournament, and then i will see how it´s workes!

    I only hope that i dont lose any games cause the time.

  • #436

    Would it be possible to add a Tournaments I have directed section to a player's tournament page?  (i.e. it would correspond to the Tournaments I am currently directing section) At the moment, once a tournament I am directing is complete, there is no way to link to it other than try to find it from memory, unless it was one that I played in myself, in which case I can find it under My Completed Tournaments. Thanks.

  • #437

    Someone please tell me what does tie break points mean when I participate in any chess tournament, and how to increase them ??? I have witnessed tie break points take you to top someone please help me reply... I also want to get on to :(

  • #438
  • #439
    kohai wrote:

    Thanks mate :)

  • #440

    How do you ensure no one uses chess programs? Especially for correspondence chess of this nature there is a high chance some may take recourse to unfair means.It would hurt the ratings of genuine players.

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