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1st Cornwall Online Knock-out Tournament 2021

Date

Sunday 30 May 2021

Format

  • Knock-out
  • Separate unseeded draws for each round
  • Preliminary round to reduce the numbers for round 1 to exactly 16.
  • Plate competition for preliminary and round 1 losers. Players rated 1900 or over not eligible for the Plate.
  • Eligibility

    Anyone with a past or present connection with Cornwall and meeting any of the following criteria is eligible to enter.

  • Birth in Cornwall
  • Residence in Cornwall at any time, past or present
  • Past or present attendance at a school or other educational establishment in Cornwall
  • Current membership or previous membership of a club affiliated to the Cornwall County Chess Association.
  • Conduct of Games and Time Control

  • All games will be played using the game-playing facilities of lichess.
  • All moves in 20 minutes plus 10 second increment per move from move 1.
  • Players who have not arrived within 15 minutes after the scheduled start of a round will be defaulted
  • Tie-breaks

    If the main game is drawn, further games will be played with colours reversed at a 5/3 time control until there is a decisive result.

    Playing schedule

    Preliminary round

  • Games to be played by arrangement between the players no later than 9 a.m, Saturday 29 May.
  • Sunday 30 May

  • 1200 to finish: Round of 16
  • 1345 to finish: Plate preliminary round
  • 1530 to finish: Quarter-finals (both)
  • 1715 to finish: Semi-finals (both)
  • 1900 to finish: Finals (both)
  • Ratings

    All 20/10 games will be submitted for ECF online rapid play rating.

    Prizes

  • 1st: £30
  • 2nd: £15
  • 3rd: £10 each
  • Plate

  • 1st: £15
  • 2nd: £10
  • Entries

    Please send entries to Ian George by email (3a.roskear@gmail.com), text (07890 133221) or lichess message (roskearman).

    There is no entry fee.

    Entries close at 9 a.m. on Friday 21 May 2021.

    The following details are required:

  • Name
  • Lichess user name
  • ECF grading reference number (if known)
  • Email address
  • Eligibility (if not a member of the Cornwall or All Cornwall team on lichess)
  • Fair play

    The Cornwall Online Chess Fair Play Guidelines form part of the Terms and Conditions of entry to the congress. They may be found at http://www.cornwallchess.org.uk/html/online/fair-play.shtml

    Other

    Players need an account at https://lichess.org/ in order to play in the congress.

    It is a condition of entry that the entrant:

  • agrees to be bound by the above arrangements
  • agrees to be bound by the Fair Play Guidelines.
  • agrees that the Controller’s decision is final in all matters.
  • Controller

    Ian George. Email: 3a.roskear@gmail.com Tel: 01209 719727

    Printable version (PDF)


    Last updated 13/5/2021

    Prize List

    This will appear here at the end of the tournament