This week’s online tournament on lichess.org: the Tuesday Arena Tournament and the Thursday 5-round Swiss – in which a player won against his own Dad! Plus details of next week’s tournaments.
Tuesday Arena, 8th September 2020
Twelve of us participated in the tournament this time. It was a one-hour Arena event in which players had ten minutes each per game.
Congratulations to Sam Murphy who won the event. Well done too Don Creasey 2nd and Joseph Henbury, playing his first such tournament, 3rd.
Each of the three podium winners had 8 points, interestingly, so the system had to place them according to its tie-break criteria of performance rating.
How is the winner decided?
The player(s) with the most points at the conclusion of the tournament’s set time limit will be announced winner(s).
When two or more players have the same number of points, the tournament performance is the tie break.
5-Round Swiss, Thursday 10th September: Ewok defeated by son
Congratulations to Graham Stuart (‘WillHeSac’) who won this week’s Swiss. Well done too Joseph Henbury who came 2nd, and David Culliford (‘djc202’) 3rd.
A stellar performance by Joseph, who, In the tournament’s 2nd round, played and beat his own Dad! Joseph Henbury beat his father Mike (‘Ewokmike‘) in their 37-move game.
Forthcoming online Tournaments
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