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Mechanics' Quads Online #2

Thursday, September 24, 2020 to Thursday, October 8, 2020

Mechanics' Quads Online #2

USCF Online Rated!

via Chess.com, Open for everyone!

Next Quad: Sep 24 - Oct 8

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

Upcoming Quads: 
                              Oct 15 - Oct 22 - Oct 29

 

Event Schedule:

1 rounds of G/60+10 every Thursday at 6:30PM

Time control: 3RR G/60+10.  (Game in 60 minutes with 10 second increment with each move.)

MUST Register in order to play: 
Registration deadline in order to be in the tournament: Thusday 4PM

 

For List of registered players (Standings) & Pairings - Please scroll down!

 

Eligibility - Players must have:

- current US Chess Federation membership
- chess.com account that is part of Mechanics' Chess Club (free account is perfectly sufficient) -- Don't have one yet? Easy to make, just follow the instructions below.
 

Format:

- 3RR G/60+10
- players are ordered and assigned to quads based on OTB or online (whichever is the higher) Sep 2020 supplemental regular rating!
- pairing will be done manually using match command on chess.com. You'll need to be on chess.com/live and wait for your game to pop up!
- Games will be US Chess Online regular rated - tournament will be submitted 5-7 days after the tournament to allow all games to be screened for fair play.
- no byes are allowed
- more rules might be published as we move forward

 

Rules:  standard USCF rules apply.

  • Mouse slips count, no take-backs.
  • If player is not logged in to live chess when pairings occur, we will assign a 0 point bye
  • Section prizes will be awarded based on USCF standard rating
     

Prizes: No prizes just the glory :)

 

Entry Fee:

$10,  No play-up.
Registraton deadline: Thursday, Sep 24 @ 4PM

https://mechanics-institute.jumbula.com/2020OnlineTournament/MechanicsQuadsOnline2Sept

 

Fair Play

US Chess online rated tournament - most USCF rules and consequences apply.
Players should not use any outside assistance: not have other browsers open and not be talking to other people during their games
Parents are strongly encouraged to monitor their kids' activity during the tournament to ensure fair play.
All games will be carefully reviewed by chess.com and Mechanics' Institue Chess club staff during and after the event.
Players found or believed to be violating fair play are not eligible for a prize and their account will be removed from Mechanics' group.
Players who are confirmed to be using outside assistance will be reported to US Chess and restricted from future Mechanics' online and over-the-board events.

Parents - Please help us educate your child that IT'S SIMPLY NOT WORTH THE RISK!

For some helpful links regarding fair play, please check these out:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3KHWnA9snAQ&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR2UAZBQvHRyTlc1f7t9UtcwEJW43YmPOgb22fXeP_imQ4Nga07Knx2Dyws
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=knvySXCNfd8
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-7PI9Q9uoSE
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G5KaxBW7rlU

Fair play screening: all games will be screened by both Chess.com and by Dr. Kenneth W. Regan, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University at Buffalo. 

The Organizer and/or the Chief Tournament Director can require players to play their games with a camera that records the player playing with a view to the screen. Players should be prepared to provide this precaution if asked to do so.

 

 

For players who are interested in play in our online tournament,
PLEASE fill out our online Players database: https://forms.gle/X3hChCWbusHp4Ze56
to get email notifications about last minute changes and invitational opportunities.

 

 

Prize Winners: 

 

 
Standings: 

Final Result for the Pilot Quad (August 2020)

Crosstable: http://www.uschess.org/msa/XtblMain.php?202009107102

SwissSys Standings. Aug Quads: Quad1

#

Name

ID

Rating

Fed

Rd 1

Rd 2

Rd 3

Total

T-Sonneborn

1

Michael Walder

10345120

2075

FlightsOfFancy

D3

W4

W2

2.5

2.75

2

Austin R Mei

16090452

2149

TitanChess666

W4

W3

L1

2.0

1.5

3

Michael Da Cruz

12554298

2013

Taniuska

D1

L2

W4

1.5

1.25

4

Felix German

12624534

1976

FelixGerman

L2

L1

L3

0.0

0

SwissSys Standings. Aug Quads: Quad 2

#

Name

ID

Rating

Fed

Rd 1

Rd 2

Rd 3

Total

T-Sonneborn

1

Stewart Katz

12458563

1835

knvsback

D2

W4

D3

2.0

2.5

2

Pudur Ramaswamy

16106884

1718

MatnMatt20

D1

W3

L4

1.5

2.5

3

Mark L Drury

12459313

1843

BirdOrBust

W4

L2

D1

1.5

2

4

Georgios Tsolias

17266862

1679

GiorgosTsolias

L3

L1

W2

1.0

1.5

SwissSys Standings. Aug Quads: Quad 3

#

Name

ID

Rating

Fed

Rd 1

Rd 2

Rd 3

Total

T-Sonneborn

1

Roger V Shi

16191192

1572

1-h4-1-0

W2

W4

W3

3.0

3

2

Wentao Wu

16629782

1411

I_have_your_king

L1

W3

D4

1.5

1.25

3

Alex Allen

14309720

1634

izzyabe

W4

L2

L1

1.0

0.5

4

Wade Robertson

16846267

1379

robertswa

L3

L1

D2

0.5

0.75

SwissSys Standings. Aug Quads: Quad 4

#

Name

ID

Rating

Fed

Rd 1

Rd 2

Rd 3

Total

T-Sonneborn

1

Yuvraj Si Sawhney

17095004

823

SaintReturns

W3

W4

W2

3.0

3

2

Stephen Zhu

16412414

1331

chesspoki

W4

W3

L1

2.0

1

3

Adithya Chitta

16695036

749

adichi

L1

L2

W4

1.0

0

4

Bruce Hedman

17344551

unr.

Bruce_Hedman

L2

L1

L3

0.0

0

 

 

PGN File(s): 
Location: 
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