Chess NewsNEXT McCARTHY WATER LOGISTICS & KCAZ… by John Chibvuri September 29, 2020September 29, 2020 written by John Chibvuri September 29, 2020September 29, 2020OUR NEXT McCARTHY WATER LOGISTICS & KNIGHTS CHESS ACADEMY ZIMBABWE (KCAZ) WEEKEND PRIZED EVENT 7 ROUND SWISS EVENT….Kindly Sponsored by 2 great passionate supporters of Knights Academy Zim. A Great Social Responsibility! :1.# McCarthy Water Logistics‘Your efficient bulk water delivery partner. Minimum order 5 000 litres and maximum capacity per order 60 000 litres.0784 166 257 & 0784 166 258&2.# An IndividualFollow the event link below and join the event now..!Saturday @7pm Weekend Prized Event Link…https://lichess.org/swiss/kp93hMBiEvent Day: Saturday the 3rd of October at 7pmKCAZ Team Link…https://lichess.org/team/knights-chess-academy-zimbabwe-kcazKNIGHTS ACADEMY WEEKEND EVENT (SAT 3 OCTOBER @7PM) ….TOP 5 OVERALL PRIZES :$250 ecocash$150$130$110$100TOP 5 JNRS U14 :$250 ecocash$150$130$110$100TOP 5 LADIES :$250 ecocash$150$130$110$100** And members remember to settle your registration & affiliation before Saturday 7pm to claim your prize!( Contact for any enquiries and the password to enter the event : 0773 927 141 JC : firstname.lastname@example.org)THANK YOU!LAST WEEKEND SATURDAY EVENT WINNERS…OVERALL KNIGHTS ACADEMY WEEKEND EVENT (26 SEPT) WINNERS….Thamsanqa Moyo7ptsTHAMROVGifford HighTerrence Mureya6ptsuri-pakrawaHighfield 1 HighBlessing Moyo5ptsBeamerTheGreatMpopoma High.Simbarashe Nyagona4ptsMagnusMuzvamburiDenmark CollegeStanley Gonese4ptsStanleyGonz511NUSTWell Done 🔥🔥🔥🔥👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽LADIES KNIGHTS ACADEMY WEEKEND EVENT (26 SEPT) WINNERS….Ropafadzo Dube3.5ptsbabygirl18Willenita, KwekweCharlene Mguni3ptsCharleneMguniBulawayoHazel Kachikwa3ptshazeltkachikwaWillenita, KwekweNokulunga Ndlovu3ptsNokulungaSizane HighRumbidzai Sango2.5ptsRubydeanWell Done 🔥🔥🔥🔥👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽U14 KNIGHTS ACADEMY WEEKEND EVENT (26 SEPT) WINNERS….Bongani Tshuma 4ptsBykimtannSt. Francis High, ChegutuTawanda Mhako 4ptsTawandaMhakoWillenita, KwekweBasil Rinashe 3.5pts BasilrinasheWillenita, KwekweTyler Bwalya Koni 3ptsTylertheMpopoma HighTafadzwa Rufaro Muriro 2.5ptsrufaro2010Goldridge Primary, KwekweWell Done 🔥🔥🔥🔥👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽Please read about ;In a Swiss tournament,Each competitor does not necessarily play all other entrants.Competitors meet one-on-one in each round and are paired using a set of rules designed to ensure that each competitor plays opponents with a similar running score, but not the same opponent more than once.The winner is the competitor with the highest aggregate points earned in all rounds.All competitors play in each round unless there is an odd number of players.Swiss tournaments can only be created by team leaders (For Knights Academy we have: John Chibvuri knightpower1 and Cecil Gwezere Zyso), and can only be played by team members.Knights Academy has joined or created a team to start playing in swiss tournaments on Lichess as this is beneficial for effective practice for all players (in need to improve their game or have fun learning 😊 ).Comparison with otherArena tournaments:Predefined max rounds, but duration unknownNumber of games decided in advance , same for all playersPairing system:Best pairing based on points and tie breaksPairing wait time:Slow: waits for all playersLate join & pause :Yes allowed but it reduces the number of rounds.? When to use swiss tournaments instead of arenas? :In a swiss tournament, all participants play the same number of games, and can only play each other once.It can be a good option for clubs and official tournaments.? How are points calculated? :A win is worth one point, a draw is a half point, and a loss is zero points.When a player can’t be paired during a round, they receive a bye worth one point.? How are tie breaks calculated? :With the Sonneborn–Berger score.Add the scores of every opponent the player beats and half of the score of every opponent the player draws.? How are pairings decided? :With the Dutch system , implemented by pairings in accordance with the FIDE handbook.? What happens if the tournament has more rounds than players? :When all possible pairings have been played, the tournament will be ended and a winner declared.? Why is it restricted to teams? :Swiss tournaments were not designed for online chess.They demand punctuality, dedication and patience from players.We think these conditions are more likely to be met within a team than in global tournaments.? How many byes can a player get? :A player gets a bye of one point every time the pairing system can’t find a pairing for them.Additionally, a single bye of half a point is attributed when a player late-joins a tournament.? What happens if a player doesn’t play a game? :Their clock will tick, they will flag, and lose the game.Then the system will withdraw the player from the tournament, so they don’t lose more games.They can re-join the tournament at any time.? Can players late-join? :Yes, until half the rounds have been played.Late joiners get a single bye, even if they missed several rounds.Good day players 🙂♟️🏇🏽😊 0 comment 0FacebookTwitterWhatsappEmail John Chibvuri previous post Our Next McCarthy Water Logistics & KCAZ Event.. next post Our Next McCarthy Water Logistics & KCAZ Event… Related PostsInmates enjoying the game.. April 5, 2017 RESULTS OF THE KNIGHTS CHESS ACADEMY ZIMBABWE (KCAZ)... September 1, 2019Jere vs Vitalis, 8th and last round…. January 5, 2017What has been happening in March and April?….Rufaro... May 5, 2016 *KNIGHTS CHESS DECEMBER MINI PRACTICE TOURNAMENT (ADULTS &... December 8, 2018 The Junior Winners…! 2019 Knights Chess Academy Zim... May 27, 2019KNIGHTS CHESS ACADEMY ZIMBABWE (KCAZ) OCTOBER MINI PRACTICE... October 26, 2019Chess in the ghetto…. October 9, 2017 THE SECOND KNIGHTS CHESS ACADEMY MONTHLY SCHOLARS OPEN... March 2, 2015 RESULTS OF THE KNIGHTS CHESS APRIL MINI PRACTICE... 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