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10/20/2020 Playchess.com offers Premium Members a number of attractive blitz tournaments. The tournaments are played with real names and you will know whether you play a real life GM or IM. The winners receive 90 minutes of online training with world-class coach GM Rustam Kazimdzhanov, GM Sebastian Siebrecht or GM Yannick Pelletier, or they can take part in a virtual chess party (an online blitz tournament with GM Nicholas Pert). Details...

October 28, 2020, 20.00 CEST (18:00 UTC / 14:00 EST)

Mode, date and times, virtual venue

Individual blitz, nine rounds Swiss, 3+2, October 28;

Registration at the latest 19.30 CEST.

Round 1: 20.00Round 2: 20.15Round 3: 20.30Round 4: 20.45Round 5: 21.00Round 6: 21.15Round 7: 21.30Round 8: 21.45Round 9: 22.00

The tournament will end around 22.20.

The respective round does not start before the specified time, but no later than three minutes after the end of the previous round.

Scoring + Prizes

Points count most, then progressive scoring, and finally Buchholz.

Prizes:

Registration:

Registration for the tournament must be made by email to Herbstserie@chessbase.com 19.30 on 28 October at the latest.

The registration must contain the following information:

The course of the tournament will be continuously documented on chess-results.com: https://chess-results.com/Tnr537312.aspx?lan=0

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November 4, and November 11, 2020, 20.00 CET

4-board team blitz tournament

Mode, date and times, virtual venue

Teams of four, eight rounds Swiss, 3+2, Wednesday, November 04, and Wednesday, November 11;

Registration at the latest 19.00

Round 1: 20.00Round 2: 20.15Round 3: 20.30Round 4: 20.45Round 5: 21.00Round 6: 21.15Round 7: 21.30Round 8: 21.45

The tournament will end around 22.00.

The respective round does not start before the specified time, but no later than three minutes after the end of the previous round.

Scoring + Prizes

In scoring, team points count most (2 for 2.5 points or more in a match, one for 2.0 board points in a match), then board points and finally Buchholz.

Prizes for the tournament on November 4, 2020:

Prizes for the tournament on November 11, 2020:

Registration:

Registration for the tournament must be made by email to Herbstserie@chessbase.com by 19.00 on playing day.

The registration must contain the following information:

The eligibility to play is independent of the official eligibility to play. Passive members or guest players are admitted. These do not have to be marked separately.

Substitute players are not allowed in this blitz tournament.

The course of the tournament will be continuously documented on chess-results.com:

https://chess-results.com/Tnr538313.aspx?lan=0 (Tournament on November 4, 2020), and

https://chess-results.com/Tnr538314.aspx?lan=0 (Tournament on November 11, 2020).

Venue:

The tournament will be played on playchess.com, in the virtual tournament room "Herbstserie". It can be accessed via the current client (part of the programs ChessBase 14 or 15, Fritz 16 or 17, Komodo 13 oder 14, (free download under http://download.chessbase.com/download/PlayChessV7Setup.exe ), under tournaments "Herbstserie 2020"

and via the webbrowser with the link https://play.chessbase.com/en/play?troom=Herbstserie.

It is important that you always play with the latest software version. Please check the client version under File Program Update to see if an update is available. When playing via the web browser, please "refresh" after entering the virtual game room with the shortcut Ctrl+F5.

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