Schackstudion IM – no flights

Schacktudion IM 2019 was a 12 player title tournament in Lund, southern Sweden. A condition for being invited was to avoid flying to the tournament. Players far off, the farthest 880 kms, received a compensation for the extra cost of train tickets. The starting field included six nations (the arbiter counted), with the International Team… Continue reading Schackstudion IM – no flights

Hybrid tournament

Hybrid Chess

The pandemic gave a reason to arrange a tournament with classic time control allowing players to participate from distance. FIDE is now planning to implement a section in their rules to allow such tournaments to be rated, and a first try will probably take place in February.Allowing parts of tournaments to be played online facilitate… Continue reading Hybrid tournament