JMC Final Online Trials

JMC Final Online Trials


15:00 - 18:00


Bookings closed

Event Type

  1. The tournament will be a 5 round Swiss tournament on the Lichess platform.
  2. Time control is 10/10 + 10 seconds increment per move
  3. Pairings will be done manually using the Swiss Manager system and will be published on Chess-Results as well as a tournament WhatsApp group.
  4. In each round, the player with white must issue a challenge to their opponent on black.
  5. 1st round Starts at 15.00 sharp
  6. There are 3 sections: We will be using the Hybrid Main Ratings found on Search for your name and use rating under HYBMain
    1. Rating 800 and below – join whatsapp group
    2. Rating between 800 and 1100 – join whatsapp group
    3. Rating 1100 and above – join whatsapp group

Please join the group to see draws for each round and get assistance if needed

  1. All players must be logged into Lichess no later than 14.30
  2. Players must not log out of the tournament and must be committed to play all 5 rounds.
  3. Players must not get aid of any sort – we expect fair play from all players and to use their own ability. Cheating is monitored by The Fide sanctions for cheating or breaching the “Fair Play Policy” are:
    1. Revocation of titles and sport results.

These sanctions could be enforced by Chess SA and we will report any suspicious behaviour. PLAY FAIR.

  • All regulations in respect to using computer assistance will be strictly monitored.
  • Any person found guilty of cheating will be banned from participating in future events.
  • The organizers reserve the right of admission to this event.
  • The organizers reserve the right to cancel or reschedule this event should they consider this necessary
  1. The Tournament will be rated as an online tournament.
  2. Entry closing date: 6th November 2021 @ 14:00. No late entries will be accepted.
  3. Entry fee is R50 per player. Payment is made through the SA Chess Hub booking platform via Payfast. Do not make payment to JHB Metro Chess account.
  4. No Refunds if players do not join from the start or are disconnected during the tournament. This includes an inability to play due to load shedding.
  5. Before you start the entry procedures, you need to sign up with if you do not already have a Lichess account. There is no cost involved in obtaining a Lichess account.

Cut off for registration is 2 pm on Saturday 6th November. No late entries will be accepted.


Bookings are closed for this event.

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