Organisations / Clubs
Important aspect of organising multiple tournaments is a possibility
to link all the tournaments together. Create the organisation, add your members,
create the tournaments and automatically update players' ratings
based on their performance and see theirs progress.
Tournaments are played according to different tournament systems. However, almost in every system happens, that some of the players have the same amount of points at the end of the tournaments
Best chess players
The selection of the best chess players of all time is not entirely objective and it is not possible to compare players from different eras. For example, in football, there are still some controversies about whether Pelé, Maradona, Zidane or Messi was a better player. We have chosen 5 chessplayers who were (or are) dominant, original and incredibly powerful in chess.
Curiosities in chess
The game of chess can be funny, sad, serious and joyful. There are stories told between chess players about how to score a draw from obviously lost the game. This situation happened several times in the history of chess. An older man with the white chess pieces is losing and he is in clear disadvantage; the clock is ticking.
Most famous chess tournaments
Chess tournaments are played around the world. For example, the first official tournament took place in London in 1851, other major tournaments are played in Baden Baden, in Paris or New York. We will introduce you to other famous tournaments that formed and still form a chess history.
Organisation of chess tournament
The game of chess is quite undemanding. Organizing a chess tournament does not have to be too hard. The difficulty of organization depends on the type of tournament, the number of players, the size of tournament, etc.
Swiss system in chess
The Swiss system has been used for a long time in chess and it is widespread in tournaments with more players (such as the Chess Olympics). It was first used in 1895 at the chess tournament in Switzerland, which is how it earned its name. It is a system of pairing opponents during the tournament with a clear goal - to get together opponents with the same number of points in each round, so the matches are balanced (theoretically).