NU.net chess tournament?

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NU.net chess tournament?

Postby Kirby » January 25th, 2012, 7:12 am

I don't even know how to play chess, but I noticed that a lot of forum members like to play chess (on Facebook) and I thought it might be fun to have a site competition.

Prizes wouldn't be anything major, if anything.

Post here if you'd be interested

Participants:
1. Raver
2. Maikel631
3. thecad
4. Ppprre
5. TimeToE
6. Nightcorix
7. Johannez691
8. RaveComing
9. DrownedinMusic5683
10. Dubstep Girl
11. jordesu

It'll be a double-elimination tournament
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Double-eli ... tournament

All games will be played to checkmade or resignation. If you draw you must rematch until a winner is determined. No time limits or additional game modes, but participants should try to complete their games as soon as possible in order to keep the competition moving.
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Re: NU.net chess tournament?

Postby Raver » January 25th, 2012, 7:15 am

I'm in. ;b
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Re: NU.net chess tournament?

Postby Maikel631 » January 25th, 2012, 8:20 am

If it's only for "bad" chess players then I'll play. ;p
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Re: NU.net chess tournament?

Postby thecad » January 25th, 2012, 8:43 am

i will play :3
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Re: NU.net chess tournament?

Postby Ppprre » January 25th, 2012, 1:35 pm

I'll play, it's been a while since I've played. * Goes to practice against a computer *
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Re: NU.net chess tournament?

Postby TimeToE » January 25th, 2012, 1:48 pm

I would really like to join too.
Seems like I need to get facebook then though xD
Havent played chess since 4 or 5 years i guess. Lets see how much I can remember.
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Re: NU.net chess tournament?

Postby TntHhd » January 25th, 2012, 3:09 pm

WTF... just for "bad" players... idk what 's a "bad" player for u... but the last year i was the best chess player in my city of my age... and the third btw 15 and 18 (i had 15)... anyway we were just 8 players XD...
but i've not payed seriously chees for 6 moths... just stupid chees with friends XD...

*For me serious chess means 1:30 hours every player...
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Re: NU.net chess tournament?

Postby Kirby » January 25th, 2012, 3:23 pm

A lot of members used to play chess but don't anymore, don't actually know how to play chess and just move the pieces around, or are just genuinely bad at chess. And it seems a bit unfair to put them in the same group who do play chess actively and are good at it.

We could have two separate brackets; one for the good players and one for the bad players and at the end the best bad player plays the worst good player or something.

TimeToE wrote:Seems like I need to get facebook then though xD

From my understanding, they all use the Chess.com Facebook app to play, I think you could just play with them using the Chess.com website as well.
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Re: NU.net chess tournament?

Postby TntHhd » January 25th, 2012, 3:26 pm

XD... ok, it's a good idea... anyway i would like to play with Dubstep Girl too XD...
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Re: NU.net chess tournament?

Postby thecad » January 25th, 2012, 3:46 pm

maybe we can use 3 groups (if possible)
1.pro's
2.people who can play
3.people who never have played
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Re: NU.net chess tournament?

Postby RaveComing » January 25th, 2012, 4:44 pm

Dubstep Girl considers herself good at chess and has a facebook ranking of roughly 1k (you start at 1.2k), meaning she has a w/l ratio of under 50%. I think she can participate. I'm not saying that she's bad, only that she wouldn't be overwhelmingly too strong for the rest of us.
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Re: NU.net chess tournament?

Postby Dubstep Girl » January 25th, 2012, 4:58 pm

i wouldn't consider myself good lolz....

i win some, but lose alot as well since i don't take my time....
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Re: NU.net chess tournament?

Postby PandiCream » January 25th, 2012, 6:11 pm

Hehe :3 I like when the ponies step on the tiny crown guys >.> (Terrible at chess)
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Re: NU.net chess tournament?

Postby Kirby » January 25th, 2012, 7:32 pm

Dubstep Girl wrote:i wouldn't consider myself good lolz....

Your wall posts say otherwise, what with all the screenshots and "GET ON MY LEVEL!!!1" etc. :P

Anyways, I'll be accepting participants now, if you haven't already explicitly stated you'd join then please do so so I can start making the bracket. The tournament will be run double-elimination style, there will only be one group because everyone seems to insist that they're bad.

You'll need to decide on a game mode on Chess.com everyone will play in, I have no idea how this thing works.
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Re: NU.net chess tournament?

Postby Kestrel0907 » January 25th, 2012, 7:34 pm

PandiCream wrote:Hehe :3 I like when the ponies step on the tiny crown guys >.> (Terrible at chess)

Lol +1 xd
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