Chess NewsOur Next McCarthy Water Logistics & KCAZ Event.. by John Chibvuri September 22, 2020September 22, 2020 written by John Chibvuri September 22, 2020September 22, 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 link and join the event now..!Saturday @7pm Weekend Prized Event Link…https://lichess.org/swiss/VgjZq0xdEvent Day: Saturday the 26th of September at 7pmKCAZ Team Link…https://lichess.org/team/knights-chess-academy-zimbabwe-kcazKNIGHTS ACADEMY WEEKEND EVENT (SAT 26 SEPTEMBER @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 WEEKEND WINNERS….Michael Ngwerume 5.5ptsAngelofwarChinhoyi UniversityShingai Magazine 5.5ptsBlitzmararaHarare Institute Of Technology (HIT)Thamsanqa Moyo 5ptsTHAMROVGifford High SchoolTatenda Mushininga 5ptsMTP01Masters StudentCraig Mandimutsira 5pts ambassador_craigHigh SchoolWell Done 🔥🔥🔥🔥👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽LADIES KNIGHTS ACADEMY WEEKEND WINNERS….Ropafadzo Dube 3.5ptsjustagrlWillenita, KwekweEdith Muyambiri.3.5ptsNqobile_nNhowe HighRumbidzai Sango 3ptsRubydeanNokulunga Ndlovu 2ptsNokulungaSizane HighHazel Kachikwa 2pts hazelkachikwaWillenita, KwekweWell Done 🔥🔥🔥🔥👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽U14 KNIGHTS ACADEMY WEEKEND WINNERS….Tyler Bwalya Koni 3.5ptsTylertheMpopoma HighTawanda Mhako 3ptsTawandaMhakoWillenita, KwekweTafadzwa Rufaro Muriro 2.5ptsrufaro2010Goldridge Primary, KwekweBongani Tshuma 2.5ptsBykimtannSt. Francis High, ChegutuBasil Rinashe 1pt BasilrinasheWillenita, 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 4 Years Ago…4 Young Masters..! next post NEXT McCARTHY WATER LOGISTICS & KCAZ… Related PostsTwin Rivers Winter Chess Festival… June 20, 2017Big is beautiful..! July 30, 2017Farai Mandizha: International Master April 15, 2011Top Zim Player IM Makoto battled in Port... March 30, 2018 GLEN NORAH KNIGHTS SHARE FIRST POSITION WITH GOKOMERE... June 27, 2013The Harare Chess League begins.. April 22, 2017It ended today in Zambia..! June 17, 2017 Knights Chess Academy Zimbabwe’s Golden Boy Tawananyasha Mawire... July 15, 2015Twin Rivers Winter Chess Festival.. June 8, 2017Chitungwiza Open 2016…You are all invited..! September 19, 2016Leave a Comment Cancel ReplySave my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.