Everyone who registers for our 10th Atticus Open / Summer Tournament 2020 has to submit his Lichess-Nick.

1. Creating an accont on Lichess:

Go to https://lichess.org/signup, enter a username, password and your e-mail, agree to all four points below, and click on "Register". You will get a welcome e-mail.

2. Adjust your Lichess account setting

Login at Lichess, click in the top-right on your Lichess-nick and click on "Profile". Then click on the gearwheel-icon (= edit profile). Go to "Privacy" and change "Let other players challenge you" to "always".

3. Challenging your opponent

If you play white: A list of all players with their linked Lichess-nick is on our website. Simply login at Lichess with your standard browser (I recommend Firefox) and then click on the Lichess-nick of your opponent. Now click om the "crossed sword icon" at the top-right of his profile, choose Variant "Standart", Time Controll "Real Time", Minutes per side = 60 and Increment in seconds = 30 and select "Rated". As you are playing with white, click on the "White King Icon". Now wait for your opponent.

If you play black: You opponent challendes you. You will see the number "1" (in white on a red background at the "Two crossed swords" icon at the top-left the Lichess-window. Click on this icon and accept the challenge by clicking on the green tick.

Now the game starts.

Remarks: Choose always "Rated". because "Casual" will turn off the Lichess Anti-Cheating measures.

4. Reporting the result of the game

After the end of the game, the winner downloads the pgn-file and This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

In case of a draw, the white player This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

5. Every round starts on Mondays at 7.30 p.m. (Britisch Time = 20:30 German Time.)

If you can not play at this time, please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. at least one week in advance and contact your opponent to arrange another time for playing your game.

 

 

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