Chesterton Academy of Ottawa will host an international online chess tournament for students in Grades 9 to 12. Tournament starts at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 29. This free three-hour tournament will test your skills, nerve and discipline. Games are 10 minutes each and the tournament will be hosted by lichess.org.
To sign up, register as a user at lichess.org and then send an email by Thursday, May 27 to tournament co-ordinator Santiago Pascual-Meagher at firstname.lastname@example.org. Include your name, your grade, your school and your tournament game name.
You will receive an email the evening before the tournament with all details about how players will meet up at lichess.org.
Games are 10 minutes each. The winner is determined by most points awarded
How points are awarded:
Win = 2 points (3 points awarded for each win immediately following the third win in a row and until the winning streak is broken)
Draw = 1 point (2 points awarded for each draw immediately after the third draw in a row and until the drawing streak is broken)
loss = 0 points