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Saturday, November 14, 2020 - Clubs League - Season 2

organized by & Grant Oen

Any and all players who wishes to participate in this league representing Mechanics' MUST be a part of our online club on

Detailed rules are posted here:

Important extracts from it:

  • Season 2 regular season will be Saturday, November 7 through Saturday, December 19, 2020. The top 16 clubs in each division will qualify for the playoffs, to be played in January 2021.
  • The League will have weekly matches on seven (7) consecutive Saturdays
  • November 7  vs Rio Grande Valley Rising Stars: Win 1.5-.5 =1point

          November 14: vs Chess Kids Nation: Loss

          November 21: Half point bye



If you are interested in participating in this league, and want to receive regular communicaiton, please email to [email protected].


Online Stream League

organized by IM David Pruess and IM Kostya Kavutskiy

Recommended time for team matches: Saturdays 10AM
Players must be a part of the Mechanics' Chess Club's online club
Each match will have the following format:
* time control: 15 min + 5 sec increment
* games: 2, one with white, one with black, against the same opponent. (rematch happens automatically and does not wait for other games in round 1 to finish)
* 3 Sections within each match:
1800+, 1400-1800, and under1400.
Note: since these matches are playing on, the rating that will determine which section a player plays in will be's rapid rating.
Standings: there's nothing at stake, but for entertainment, we keep track of standings. Teams score 1 point for each section that they win in a given match.
So one could win 3-0, 2-1, lose 1-2, or lose 0-3, or tie is 1.5-1.5.
If interested to participate - please send email to chessroom @
Links to team matches and schedule will be posted here!
Match 1: vs. GM Nieksans @9:00AM PST 10/31
Loss 2-1
Match 2 vs. HashtagChess @11AM PST on 10/31
Draw 1.5-1.5

Match 3 vs ChessDojo  - 11/7
Draw 1.5-1.5
Match 4 vs ChessCoachNet 11/14
Match 5 vs STLChessClub 11/21
Match 6 vs KimmyLiu 11/28
Match 7 vs AnnaMaja 12/5