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All Your Eggs In One Basket (>1650) - No Vacation

Start Time: Mar 7, 2011

  • Time Control
  • Players
  • Games Rated
  • Avg Rating
  • Rating Range
  • Points Available
  • Max Group Size
  • % Complete
  • # Advance
  • Round
  • Simultaneous Games
  • Completed Games
  • Tie Breaks
  • Remaining Games
  • Max Avg. Time/Move
  • # of Timeouts
  • Biggest Upset
This is a "No Vacation" tournament!

This is for risk takers, committing to one long tournament for big points rather than eking out a few points at a time in multiple smaller tournaments. With this format, players who reach the final round will have played up to ten games each round for an estimated six rounds.

At the end someone has a chance of taking home more points than in any one tournament, with a similar ratings range, than they have ever done before.


Minimum Games Completed: 100 (was 200) 

Maximum Timeout %: 15 (was 10)

Here are examples where three players in a group advance. They are in the rarefied height of thousand point tournaments.


6(2)->3 http://www.chess.com/tournament/b70-sicilian-defense-dragon-variation-gt1500

TD: baguajunkie Started on Dec 23, 2009 @ 8:06pm
Players: 96   Time Control: 1 day/move
Max Group Size: 6   Rating Range: >1500
# Advance: 3   Tie Breaks: Yes
Points Available: 1,044   Games Rated: Yes
TD: WarMachineofRussia Started on May 9, 2009 @ 2:56pm
Players: 96   Time Control: 3 days/move
Max Group Size: 6   Rating Range: >1500
# Advance: 3   Tie Breaks: No
Points Available: 1,033   Games Rated: Yes


A tournament with larger groups will have less rounds but then more simultaneous games are added to your list.

8(2)->3 http://www.chess.com/tournament/the-1d4-tournament

TD: willilo Started on Jan 28, 2011 @ 4:29pm
Players: 96   Time Control: 5 days/move
Max Group Size: 8   Rating Range: >1650
# Advance: 3   Tie Breaks: Yes
Points Available: 1,028   Games Rated: Yes



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