Online Chess Tournament – Saturday, April 17th

Newfoundland and Labrador Upcoming Rapid Tournament Information
Date: Saturday, April 17th, 2021
Time: 2:30pm (Newfoundland time)

Registration is free for this tournament

The tournament will be played on a website called Lichess.org (https://lichess.org)

The only requirement is for players to have a free Lichess.org account. If you don’t have one, you can create one with an email address

Players must join the Newfoundland and Labrador Lichess.org Team on Lichess.org. It is open to everyone. You can access the club through this link: https://lichess.org/team/newfoundland-and-labrador. Membership is free. Once you are in the link, press the “join team” button

Once you are have successfully joined the team, you can register for the tournament. The link to join the tournament is here: https://lichess.org/swiss/Q9ERffa7

The format and time control for this tournament will be Rapid, and the time control is 10 minutes with a 5 second increment, meaning that players will play five games against five other players

Participants should be online at least 10 minutes before the tournament starts

Games are rated, meaning that you can win or lose points during the tournament

There will be a five minute break provided in between rounds

Make sure to have fun and enjoy!

If you have any questions or encounter any difficulty, please feel free to send an email to tbhatt_s@nlesd.ca before the tournament.

Thanks
Newfoundland and Labrador Online Chess Association