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Each Season is 6 weeks long with 2 games played each week -
All games will be played on lichess.org - a free, open source chess platform.
Pairings will be posted to this website and you will be linked directly to your game with one click!
The "time control" is 15 minutes with a 5-second increment (bonus) per move.
This is a blended "individual/team" competition, not team vs team.
Entire teams will not be paired against each other in a board vs. board format – this will be a large tournament where players may play against anyone else in the tournament.
Minimum players per team: 4
Maximum players per team entry: 15
Companies may open up an additional 15 spots on the team for an additional team entry fee.
Team Scores are calculated by combining the top 4 scorers from the same company.
Players who show up late may have their clock started at the set round times (8:00 pm, 8:45 pm Eastern) or may be forfeited.
Players from the same team (company) will not be paired against each other.
Similarly ranked players will be paired against each other based on ratings and standings.
Players will receive 1 point out of 2 (two half point byes) for up to three missed weeks.
Team Prizes (Custom Plaques)
Top 10 Overall.
Top 2 Small Companies (under 250 employees).
Top Financial Service Company.
Top IT Company.
Top Law Company.
Individual Prizes (Custom Plaques)
Top 10 Overall
Top 5 Under 2000
Top 5 Under 1800
Top 5 Under 1600
Top 5 Under 1400
Top 5 Under 1200
Top 5 Unrated
During the league, there will be free, weekly, chess improvement seminars with Grandmaster coaches.
See next season lecture schedule Here