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Introduction

At the moment all chesshere.com tournaments are round-robin tournaments consisting of one group. The maximum number of players in a tournament is 10 players. when you start/join a tournament you will play two games(Black and White) against every other player in the tournaments, games are started automatically whenever a new player joins the tournament.

Tournament points

A player is credited 1 point for winning a tournament game, 1/2 point for drawing and nothing for losing, a player who get's the highest number of points is cosidered a winner of the tournament.

Who can join/start tournaments?

Any player who made more than 50 moves at chesshere.com can join/start tournaments, however, he has to be allowed to play X concurrent games more, X is the number of games to be started for that player in the tournament. These limits don't apply to premium members, premium members can join unlimited number of tournaments.

Can I cancel a tournament which I started?

This is possible only if no other player joined the tournament yet.

What is thematic tournaments?

In a thematic tournament, all games are started from a different starting position than the normal one.