In this extraordinary times we can not play this tournament face-to-face over the board. As we don't want to cancel this tournament, we decided to play the games online at Lichess.org. This gives everyone the opportunity to join our tournament.

For the 10th consecutive year Atticus Chess Club invites all chess-players to enter the

10th Atticus Open Championship
- Summer Tournament 2020 -
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15/06/2020 - 10/08/2020

Participants: Open to all chess players
Entry Fee: no fees
Registration: Register on our website or per e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Requirements for registration:
Name, surname, grade, e-mail address, phone or mobile, Lichess-Nick
Registration ends on Sunday, 14/06/2020, 7.00 p.m.
Venue: Online Tournament on Lichess.org
Tournament Mode: 9 rounds swiss system, computer-pairing (Sevilla 18.3.1 or later)
White challenges his opponent on Lichess.
Rounds round 1: 15/06/2020, 7.30 p.m.
round 2: 22/06/2020, 7.30 p.m.
round 3: 29/06/2020, 7.30 p.m.
round 4: 06/07/2020, 7.30 p.m.
round 5: 13/07/2020, 7.30 p.m.
round 6: 20/07/2020, 7.30 p.m.
round 7: 27/07/2020, 7.30 p.m.
round 8: 03/08/2020, 7.30 p.m.
round 9: 10/08/2020, 7.30 p.m.
Time Control: 60 minutes plus 30 seconds per move
Grading: This tournament will be reported for grading (online-chess), if possible
Prizes no prizes
Tournament Controller: Luke Boumphrey, Stephen Kee, Martin Blasczyk
FAQ: 1. What happens in the event of a dispute? The decision of the tournament controller Martin Blasczyk will be final. His decision will be made in good faith.
2. Will the club make any profit from this tournament? No.
3. I know before entering I will not be able to play every week. Can I take a bye in advance? Yes to a maximum of three half point byes. There will be no byes allowed in the last round unless notified on entry.
4. When will I know my opponent of the next round? Every Monday, when all matches had been played, latest at 11 p.m., all pairings of the next round will be generated immediately. All pairings will be published on the Atticus website latest on the following Tuesday. You may play your game in the days before the next round, if your opponent agrees.
5. I cannot play every Monday. Is it nevertheless possible for me to join this tournament? Yes, you can join this tournament. Knowing your opponent one week in advance you may contact him/her to arrange another time to play your game. You would then submit the result (pgn-file) by e-mail to the tournament controller.
6. Is there a limit on the number of entrants? No. Everyone can register for this tournament.
7. Any other question?
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