This list shows the properties of a tournament.
|Tournament properties: Meaning of the columns|
Determines the player type.
|Computers||Indicates if chess engines are allowed. (A chess engine is a computer or program that calculates moves)|
The class of this tournament.
|P / D||Can you be promoted or demoted in this tournament?|
|Variant||The starting position of all games of this tournament. Here, Standard denotes the "normal" setup of the chess board. You can click here to see this ground position.|
The type of this tournament:
Robin = round robin tournament
Swiss = swiss tournament
all = open for everybody
established = you need more than 2 valid games "under your belt"
members = paying members only
open = still open for new players
running = seats are taken, games are still running
finished = all games are over
|Players||The number of free seats and the maximum number of players.|
This term has a double meaning, depending on the tournament type.
|Games||The total number of games you have to play in this tournament. Your game limit must allow for this number of games.|
|Clock||The pace of the games. The first number is the number of days you get on your clock when the game starts (as a security buffer). The second number is the time per move (in hours) you have on average.|
|The average rating of all players.|
|Finished||The number of finished games and the total number of games played in this tournament.|
|Start||The time the tournament started.|
|End||The time the tournament ended.|