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2020 ISML Chess Tournament

Post by Chibasa » Mon Nov 09, 2020 8:53 am

Welcome to the 1st International Chess Championship!
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Do you love chess? Do you like competition? Do you want glory, fame, and secret rewards? Or do you just want to have some fun? If any of those apply to you, please join!
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Q: Wait, but don't I have to know how to play chess?
A: Not really. There will be a place for you even if you have no idea what chess are about !

Q: That's it?
A: Yes. We will have three different events: One for player that know how to play, one for newcomers, and the main event will be an exciting duo tournament, each team formed with one strong player and one newcomer player.

Q: But I don't just want to sit there and do nothing. How can I learn to play?
A: There are great sites out there that teach you the basics. Probably. Use the internet and become wiser every second !

Q: And where do we play?
A: Here: Cute Link

Q: How do we sign up?
A: Please do the following if you are interested in signing up.

1. Answer this thread stating your level at chess between following possibilities:
- Clueless: I know nothing about chess
- NPC: I know different pieces and how they move
- Initiate: I played few games, but that's it.
- Confirmed: I know basic strategies and played many times.
- Pro: I often play to chess and try competitive matches to progress. (You don't need a high elo)
Q: Is there a deadline for registration?
A: Yes ! Entries will close on Monday, November 23th. Try to allow some time in your schedule for games.

That's finally everything. Hope you guys can all join and have fun playing chess!
Current number of participants: 13

EU Eisdrache (Pro)
SEA tehyc (Pro)
AM Kholdy (Confirmed)
SEA BT Salt (Confirmed)
SEA Reverend (Filler)

EU Chibasa (Initiate)
SEA Corni (Initiate)
EU Toady (Initiate)
EU Vanilla (Initiate)
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AM Railwarrior (Initiate)
AM WoodyMC (Initiate)
AM houreki (Initiate)
AM maglor (might cancel)

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Re: 2020 ISML Chess Tournament

Post by Chocola » Mon Nov 09, 2020 8:57 am

Confirmed: I know basic strategies and played many times.
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Re: 2020 ISML Chess Tournament

Post by Vanilla » Mon Nov 09, 2020 8:58 am

Initiate/NPCat

Guess I'll join and show why cats/fox's shouldn't play chess. Is the tableflip move banned in this event?
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Re: 2020 ISML Chess Tournament

Post by Toady » Mon Nov 09, 2020 9:56 am

Initiate

I learned some techniques at some point, but it was about 15 years ago, so can't say I remember much.
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Re: 2020 ISML Chess Tournament

Post by houreki » Mon Nov 09, 2020 5:43 pm

Initiate

I used to play in school, tho i never learnt any specific kind of defense or attack.
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Re: 2020 ISML Chess Tournament

Post by BT Salt » Mon Nov 09, 2020 8:23 pm

i hate you all AND I'M GONNA FUCKING DESTROY ANYONE WHO GETS IN MY WAY. GIVE ME SOULS TO EAT SO I CAN FEED OFF THE DESPAIR THAT THEY WILL INEVTIABLY EXPERIENCE UPON LOSING TO ME i think i might have overdid that...

Real talk: i'm a confirmed chess player and i want to join. I haven't played chess for a long time though so my skills are gonna be rusty. thanks
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Re: 2020 ISML Chess Tournament

Post by Corni » Tue Nov 10, 2020 11:14 am

Initiate: Last I play when I at University 10 years ago. Fast chess tournament.
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Re: 2020 ISML Chess Tournament

Post by Eisdrache » Sat Nov 14, 2020 4:43 pm

Pro: I'm a club player who used to regularly play in competitions (before Corona). My Lichess user name is the same as here.

Since I'm barely looking here please ping me on discord when it starts.
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Re: 2020 ISML Chess Tournament

Post by Chibasa » Sat Nov 21, 2020 6:50 am

GROUPS Pro Rules:
  • Face each opponent twice, once as white, once as black.
  • Games are played in (5+2)
  • At the end of everyone 8 games, contestant with least points is eliminated, others are seeded for semifinals.
  • Wins are worth 5 points. Draw are worth 2 points. Loss are worth no points.
  • In case of tie between two contestants, past head-to-head results are considered first, then, if still a tie, a tie-breaker game will be played.
    (Except tie between 2nd and 3rd, since it does not affect anything)
  • In case of tie between more contestants, tie-breakers will be played.
  • Please put links of your game here, answering this thread.

P R OEisdrache  Kholdy    BT Salt  Reverend   tehyc   W/D/LPoints
EisdracheX X X? - ?2/0/02/0/02/0/06/0/0 ? ? ?
Kholdy? - ?X X X? - ?2/0/01/0/13/0/1 ? ? ?
BT Salt0/0/2? - ?X X X? - ?0/1/10/1/3 ? ? ?
Reverend0/0/20/0/2? - ?X X X0/0/20/0/6 ? ? ?
tehyc0/0/21/0/11/1/02/0/0X X X4/1/3 22

Begin A   Corni    Chibasa   Vanilla    Toady  W/D/LPoints
CorniX X X2/0/01/0/12/0/05/0/1 25
Chibasa0/0/2X X X2/0/02/0/04/0/2 20
Vanilla1/0/10/0/2X X X?/?/?1/0/3 ? ? ?
Toady0/0/20/0/2? - ?X X X0/0/4 ? ? ?

 Begin B Railwarrior WoodyMC    maglor     houreki   W/D/L Points
RailwarriorX X X2/0/0? - ?1/0/13/0/1 ? ? ?
WoodyMC0/0/2X X X2/0/02/0/04/0/2 20
maglor? - ?0/0/2X X X? - ?0/0/2 ? ? ?
houreki1/0/10/0/2? - ?X X X1/0/3 ? ? ?

Beginners Rules:
  • Face each opponent twice, once as white, once as black.
  • Games are played in (5+6)
  • At the end of everyone 6 games, contestants are seeded for quarterfinals.
  • Wins are worth 5 points. Draw are worth 2 points. Loss are worth no points.
  • In case of tie between two contestants, past head-to-head results are considered first, then, if still a tie, a tie-breaker game will be played.
  • In case of tie between more contestants, tie-breakers will be played.
  • Please put links of your game here, answering this thread.
Important Note: Games will be longer after group stage for beginners, nobody is eliminated in group stage, so don't worry too much for it. It is mostly a warm-up.

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  2. Standard, Real Time, Minutes per Side: 5, Increment: 2 (6 for beginners)
  3. Click on Image (random side)
  4. Send the link to your opponent (save the URL)
  5. After your game is done, click Rematch
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Re: 2020 ISML Chess Tournament

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Re: 2020 ISML Chess Tournament

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Re: 2020 ISML Chess Tournament

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Re: 2020 ISML Chess Tournament

Post by Chibasa » Mon Nov 23, 2020 8:27 am

https://lichess.org/xBr0N14W Kholdy - tehyc
https://lichess.org/yOJEkW8Y tehyc - Kholdy

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Re: 2020 ISML Chess Tournament

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Re: 2020 ISML Chess Tournament

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Re: 2020 ISML Chess Tournament

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Re: 2020 ISML Chess Tournament

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Re: 2020 ISML Chess Tournament

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Re: 2020 ISML Chess Tournament

Post by BT Salt » Sat Nov 28, 2020 4:52 pm

BT Salt vs Eisdrache
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Game 2 - https://lichess.org/GI9iMty
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