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Free Online tournaments & events every day via

Monday, November 2, 2020 to Sunday, November 8, 2020

Online Events via

For players who are interested in play in our online tournament,
PLEASE fill out our online Players database:
to get email notifications about last minute changes and invitational opportunities.

First time joining us? Please scroll down for step-by-step instructions how to join us!

Event Schedule:

Day Start time Time Control Link to tournament Notes
11/2 Monday 4:00PM
GM Nick de Firmian Arena: G/5+2, 60 min.  
11/3 Tuesday 5:00PM FM Paul Whitehead Arena: G/3+2, 60 min.  
11/3 Tuesday 6:30PM Mechanics' Political Open  5SS G/5+5  
11/6 Friday 3:00PM Abel & Judit Arena G/3+2, 60 min  
11/8 Sunday 3:00PM USCF Rated Rapid 6SS G/15+2  


Past results

Club Matches: open club matched:
                          invitational matches:
                         scholastic matches:


How to join us?

If you would like to play in our online tournaments, you must
1) have an account on; and
2) join our club on

Follow news:

Join tournaments: two ways to join the tournaments: 1) log in to and click on the link above; or 2) log in --> Play --> Live Chess --> Tournament tab --> Upcoming and click on the tournament you would like to join. Players can join up to 60 mins before the tournament start time.


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