Solidarity online chess event will be held on Lichess platform open for players from all countries.
Prize fund: 1000 euro
Date: Sunday, February 22nd 2021.
Opening ceremony: 18:30 in Israel, 17:30 PM in France.
Tournaments duration: 1 hour and 40 minutes, from 19:00 to 20:40 in
Israel, 18:00-19:40 in France.
Closing ceremony will be held right after the last game finishes!
There will be three tournaments:
- Tournament A for players with a Lichess Rating higher than 1800.
- Tournament B for players with a Lichess Rating between 1400-1800.
- Tournament C for Players with a Lichess Rating Lower than 1400.
Number of Rounds: tournaments A+B – 9, tournament C – 5
Time Control: tournaments A+B: 3 minutes + 2 seconds increment per move for each player.
Tournament C: 7 minutes + 3 seconds increment per move for each player.
Link for Tournament A: https://lichess.org/swiss/NTo5X0rL
Link for Tournament B: https://lichess.org/swiss/KEgE8c0f
Link for Tournament C: https://lichess.org/swiss/mBXV6pe2
Password for all three tournaments: spring
The event will be broadcast live on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sarcellesmaville/
or in Abu Ghosh Community center Facebook: https://bit.ly/2KfCCjf
Zoom link for all players: https://zoom.us/j/6117119016
WhatsApp group for all the players: https://chat.whatsapp.com/DZMBSlLs2ef14FUtYzXkur
Tournament Director: Lior Aizenberg | Chess4all@walla.co.il | +972-527412888
Chief Arbiter: Alon Cohen | +972-522688666
Prize list for tournament A: 750 Euros
First prize: 200 Euros.
Second prize: 125 Euros.
Third prize: 75 Euros.
Fourth prize: 50 Euros.
First under 2100: 50 Euros.
First under 1900: 50 Euros.
The “Queen’s Gambit” award-For the best female performance: 60 Euros.
Second “Queen’s Gambit” prize: 40 Euros.
First senior over the age of 60: 50 Euros.
First under the age of 16: 50 Euros.
Prize list for tournament B: 250 Euros
First prize: 70 Euros.
Second prize: 50 Euros.
Third prize: 30 Euros.
Fourth prize: 25 Euros.
First female: 25 Euros.
First under the age of 16: 25 Euros.
First senior over the age 60: 25 Euros.
Prize list for tournament C:
First prize: An opening chess book (PDF format).
Second prize: An opening chess book (PDF format).
Third prize: An opening chess book (PDF format). Rules and Guidelines
- Players should be part of the team Chess4all-Gens Una Sumus The link to request. membership is: https://lichess.org/team/chess4all-gens-una-sumus.
- All players must attend the opening ceremony via Zoom.
- All players agree to play with Zoom and share screen function, it is forbidden to have earphones.
- Players who are not on Zoom with webcam open are not eligible to win prizes.
- It is forbidden to use a virtual background on Zoom.
- Pairing and tie breaks are done by Lichess platform and can not be appealed.
- Do not share the tournament’s password in the Lichess chat.
- Suspected Sandbaggers are not eligible for prizes.
- Players who are playing for the first time on Lichess should play at least 10 games against rated players in order to get a rating.
- All players should submit their real names and titles, if they have, in their Lichess Profile.
- All Players should write their real names and their Lichess Username on Zoom.
- Prizes will not be given to players until fair play reviews undertaken by the platform and by the arbiters have been completed.