Announcing the Mouflon Chess Challenge April 2020

by Mark Bryan

by Mark Bryan

FIDE Instructor | FIDE Arbiter | ECU Certified School Chess Teacher

Let’s Learn Together – Cyprus is organizing the first Mouflon Chess Challenge! The tournament will take place from the 1st of April until the 13th of April 2020.

Broadcasting & Streaming

All Mouflon Chess Challenge April 2020 Matches will be broadcasted and streamed live with our commentators on our YouTube Channels.

Schedule

Quarter-Finals

April 1: Ioannis Damianou vs Marios Savva at 8 PM

April 3: Alexandros Isaakidis vs Fivos Kourouyiannis at 8 PM

April 5: Konstantinos Michaelides vs Michalis Nichlos at 8 PM

April 7: Konstantinos Papatryfonos vs Loukas Kefalas at 8 PM

Semi-Finals

April 9: Semi-Final 1 at 8 PM

April 11: Semi-Final 2 at 8 PM

Finals

April 13: Final at 8 PM

Format

  • Matches consist of 6 games of 5+3 blitz games.
  • The White player will challenge the Black player for the first game. Players are then expected to rematch until the last game.
  • Players who score the most points after six games wins the match and moves onto the next round
  • If the match is tied, a tie-break of four games of 3+2 will be played.
  • If the match is still tied, then a single Armageddon will be played. White gets five minutes and Black gets three minutes. Black has the draw odds. The lower-seeded player chooses between White and Black.

Rules

  • Players are not allowed to listen in to the official commentary team.
  • Players are required to be comfortable with lichess.org's online board and pieces, guarantee they have a stable connection, and be familiar with the interface. As no mouseslips, takebacks, and reversals of results will be accepted.
  • If a player experiences connection problems between games, we will wait a maximum of 10 minutes.

Requirements

  • Players must log on to Zoom 15 minutes before match start to test connection and webcam.
  • Players must log on to lichess.org 15 minutes before match start
  • Players might be required to be on open call for match security.
  • Players are required to join the commentators after the match for interviews. Interviews will take place no later than five minutes after match conclusion.

Further Information

You can find further information on our website’s blog, facebook page, and instagram page.

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March 2020

1st Mouflon Chess Online Blitz Series 2020

Let’s Learn Together – Cyprus is organizing a series of online blitz tournaments from the 17th of March until the 7th of April which will take place every Tuesday. The time control will be 3 minutes for the whole game with a 2 second increment.

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