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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: 15
Companies may enter more than one team (i.e. Google NYC, Google SF)
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.
Top 5 Teams Will Receive Plaque or Trophy.
Top 5 Individuals Will Receive Plaque or Trophy.
Top Small Company (under 50 employees) will Receive Plaque or Trophy.
During the league, there will be free, weekly, chess improvement seminars with Grandmaster coaches.