We Are One Family

We Are One Family
Online Chess Tournament

On the occasion of International Chess Day, QCA is happy to invite you and all chess enthusiasts to participate in the “We Are One Family” Online Chess Tournament. The tournament will be played in 18 rounds of Blitz Chess on
Lichess.org, which is going to kick off on Monday 20 th July at: 5:00 PM Qatar Time. The Player
who gets the most points after 18 rounds of play will be declared the Winner.

Rules & Regulations:

Admission: Open for all & Free of charge
Date & Time: Monday 20th July 2020 at: 5:00 PM Doha-Qatar Time
Where? On lichess.org

If you are new to Lichess or not familiar with the Swiss System format at Lichess, we suggest you to become
familiar with it by visiting the following page: https://lichess.org/swiss
Time Control: 3min + 1sec/move, 18 rounds Blitz Chess, Swiss System.
Score Calculation: A win is worth one point, a draw is a half point, and a loss is zero points. When a player
can’t be paired during a round, they receive a «bye» which worth one point.

How is the winner decided?

The player(s) with the most points at the conclusion of the tournament will be announced winner(s). When
two or more players have the same number of points, Sonneborn–Berger score will be the tie break. Results
and winners’ names will be published after the final report.
Fair Play:
Qatar Chess Association has taken several measures to ensure clean and fair play system for all participants.
QCA reserves the right to BAN x-player from taking part in any future tournament hosted by QCA and declare
his name in public if x-player turn out to be cheating or using any external assistance like chess engines during
the tournament.
If your lichess account is further convicted of fair-play violations, your account will be closed, and you will be
subjected to lichess private proceedings. You can find more information about this on: lichess.org/faq

Registration Steps:

1- Create an account on lichess if you don’t have one.
2- Join QCA Team in Lichess here: https://lichess.org/team/qatar-chess-association
3- Open the tournament page here: https://lichess.org/swiss/j2P7zZPQ
4- Click » Join »

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