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Questions tagged [tournament]

A series of chess games between a number of player, who compete for a set of prizes. Chess tournaments are of different formats and categories, and they can be open or by invitation only

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What are some of the chess sites that allow Round Robin or Swiss Tournament to be organized?

I have been experimenting with the Team feature and tournament features in Lichess, but I just learned that it's not possible to have swiss, round robin or manual pairing in Lichess. A couple of ...
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Are there statistics on the results of armageddon games at the GM level?

I've tried finding statistics on the results of competitive armageddon games played at a high level (say, GM level), but to no avail. Evidently, these statistics must exist, as for example FIDE ...
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How big is the “opening book” of a typical tournament player

How many openings does a typical (national/international level) tournament player usually know and play? For instance: in a tournament, can I expect that a player will either open 1.d4 or 1.e4 ...
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Can a player play on more than one team in the USATE?

Can a Chess Player play on more than one team either as a regular player or as an "alternate" in the USATE 2016?