Posts categorized "Rules"

Important Notice to all Tournament Directors, Organizers, and Affiliates The past year has been one with significant changes in our industry. Due to… Read More »
It seems strange to call that row of zeros on a digital chess clock a “flag fall.” The term is left over from the days when analog clocks were the...… Read More »
The world chess organization recently published its own set of online chess rules, including new rules for Hybrid Chess competitions.Read More »
The US Chess Morning Membership Events have been running since June and are currently a weekly online blitz tournament held every Friday morning on… Read More »
Welcome to the November 2020 edition of “One Move at a Time,” the US Chess podcast in which Dan Lucas, the Senior Director of Strategic Communication… Read More »
The way we take notation and the way we set clocks are two prime examples of rulebook U-Turns: rules that have gone through a 180-degree reversal.… Read More »
Where in the world is that link? I asked myself. Like any good Carmen Sandiego adventure, finding the right link in a time of need is quite an...Read… Read More »
You're playing an online rated event and due to a mouse slip you drop your queen on g7 instead of f8, instantly turning a win into a loss. That can't… Read More »
The Tournament Director Certification Rules were recently updated to clarify that most categories need to be "over-the-board" events and to add...… Read More »
This week's “The TD Show” topic will be "Chapter 10, Rules for Online Tournaments and Matches" and will air at 9pm Eastern/6pm Pacific on Thursday...… Read More »

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