Online League Tournament
This event is only for learners of Curro Schools
Date: Saturday, 5 February 2022
Times: 09:30 – 13:00 (primary schools) | 14:00 – 17:30 (high schools)
Online platform: Lichess.org
|SECTIONS||CRITERIA||ENTRY FEE||TIME CONTROL|
|Primary schools||Five rounds Rapid Swiss
(open to all Curro primary school learners)
|Free||20 + 5 sipm|
|High schools||Five rounds Rapid Swiss
(open to all Curro high school learners)
|Free||20 + 5 sipm|
** LOC reserves the right to waive criteria in all sections
** Tiebreak: Lichess (Sonneborn-Berger)
REGISTRATION (If you are new to the Curro Chess tournaments and have never played before)
Create Lichess account.
Ensure that you are logged into your SA Chess Hub account. If you do not have an account, register for FREE.
Carefully read the event details and register below. You just need to register once to make a booking for a whole family.
You will now receive an email to notify you that you have made a booking. Please follow the steps on the email to
go to www.lichess.org.
Make sure that you have joined the teams for primary school and high school.
Sign up for the tournament using the password in the confirmation email according to your age group.
You are done! You will receive an email a day before the tournament to remind you to sign up for the tournament
but this can be done beforehand.
All entries close on 3 February 2022 at 17:00.
- Players may not receive ANY assistance whatsoever, including from computers/chess engines or from any other persons (i.e. parents, coaches, friends or siblings).
- Pairings are done as per the Lichess.org pairing system and all regulations in respect to using computer assistance will be strictly monitored.
- Cheating will be monitored by Lichess.org. Any breaches of Lichess’ terms and services within 48 hours after the event will result in automatic disqualification and investigation.
- Please inform the chief arbiter should you suspect your opponent of breaching the fair-play spirit. Please do not message the player or comment in the tournament chat.
- Random games will be monitored by the arbiter and their findings regarding cheating are binding.
- Please ensure that you have a good Wi-Fi/Internet connection on the day of the tournament to ensure that your tournament experience is a pleasant one.
- Any person found guilty of cheating will forfeit their place in the rankings and will be banned from participating in future events.
- The organisers reserve the right to cancel or reschedule this event should they consider this necessary.
LOC contact details:
Project Lead: Mercia Addinall (email@example.com)
Technical support & Registrations: Paul Wilson (WhatsApp: 083 461 8742 or firstname.lastname@example.org)
Bookings are closed for this event.