Tournament Rules of Lockdown Open
Conditions of participation
These are the requirements for participation in the tournament:
- At least 30 rated games played
Registration to the tournament and cancel an existing registration is possible until one hour before the start of the tournament. At least 3 participants are needed to start the tournament.
Use of tools
It must be used no chess computer or engine to find the chess moves in this tournament. Other aids, such as books, opening databases and the analysis board are allowed.
In every round groups are created with a maximum of 5 players. The players in the groups play against each other, two games with both colors. Group winners qualify for the next round. There may be more than one group winner.
Games are rated as follows. Win: 1 point, Draw: ½ point, Loss: 0 points.
The games will start automatically with the following settings:
- Two games with both colors
- Thinking Time: 7 days/move
- Rated Game
You can make a pause during the tournament. Pauses are declared in the user settings.