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Lightning Tournament on Chess.com for tonight only

May 5, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

When: 6pm – 7pm for a 7pm start A Lightning Tournament on Chess.com
Venue: Playing from your house

You also need to register on Chess.com – it is free and can be done in seconds – and you can then login whenever you need. You can make any name you like and can be quite creative like me – AlanG
SACA has set up a special Club for the Matches on Chess.com and you can switch between two Forums (A Grade and B Grade) to find out who you are playing etc by simply clicking the label.
To access our Chess.com club:
It is a private club so you will need to be admitted the first time and then you can come and go when you want
Entry Fee: Free – this is to give everyone experience using Chess.com for the Interclub Matches which start the following week – 12th May 202o This tournament is open to all players but you need to register a username on Chess.com
Format: For just this night, it will be organised using the Swiss program on Chess.com
Time Control: 5 minutes per game  plus a 2 second increment

The actual Grade Matches will start the following week and you need to be in a team of 4 players.

The Matches will all start at 7pm and the time limit will e 60 minutes + 30 second increment each move.

You will find the draw up on the Chess.com website each week and you will simply challenge and play the opponent using your Chess.com name – it is explained on the Club site.

If you are club and would like to enter some teams,  please contact:


or if you are an individual wanting to play, but don’t have a team, contact the following team captains:

Will Wedding (Adelaide): will.wedding@gmail.com
Alan Goldsmith (Knights and Bytes): alang@knightsandbytes.com.au


May 5, 2020
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Tournament Secretary


https://www.chess.com/club/saca-interclub-matches, SA 5000 Australia
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