How about a Chess tourney?

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Re: How about a Chess tourney?

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I'll let it slide for now but please don't make a new thread for each tourney.
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I thought about that and decided to make a new thread to increase visibility. But yeah, making a dozen chess threads for every tourney also seems silly.
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a reminder before starting the tournament would be good too(maybe tagging the players here), i forgot to show up in the last tournament haha
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i missed it :( I'm in the next tournament tho
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I am not sure if sacrificing 2 units (knight and bishop) + 2 pawns for queen is good enough in the long term.
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princeofcarthage wrote:I am not sure if sacrificing 2 units (knight and bishop) + 2 pawns for queen is good enough in the long term.
Depends of the position (like sex).
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How about a new chess tourney for 2022, top 8/16 players with more than 10 games on chess.com. Players chime in $5-$10 each for a prize pool of $40/$80 - $80/$160 + donations if any. Thoughts?
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Age of chess tourny imo
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I'm too dumb for chess
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princeofcarthage wrote:
28 Jan 2022, 19:53
How about a new chess tourney for 2022, top 8/16 players with more than 10 games on chess.com. Players chime in $5-$10 each for a prize pool of $40/$80 - $80/$160 + donations if any. Thoughts?
Winner 45%, 2nd 30% 3rd,4th 12.5% each
that is fine by me ! I will more than happily play this always up for some chess (https://www.chess.com/member/gailliegue_florian)

Btw life (kids, work and stuff) kept me away from the game for the last 4 years now. But I'm glad to see it is still alive. Just a small question why are "new" civs (Hausa, Ethiopians, Mexico, Italians, Maltese) not represented at all in the recent matches ? Are they too OP thus banned or too weak thus non played ?
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Re: How about a Chess tourney?

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deuxballesman wrote:
08 Dec 2022, 14:50
princeofcarthage wrote:
28 Jan 2022, 19:53
How about a new chess tourney for 2022, top 8/16 players with more than 10 games on chess.com. Players chime in $5-$10 each for a prize pool of $40/$80 - $80/$160 + donations if any. Thoughts?
Winner 45%, 2nd 30% 3rd,4th 12.5% each
that is fine by me ! I will more than happily play this always up for some chess (https://www.chess.com/member/gailliegue_florian)

Btw life (kids, work and stuff) kept me away from the game for the last 4 years now. But I'm glad to see it is still alive. Just a small question why are "new" civs (Hausa, Ethiopians, Mexico, Italians, Maltese) not represented at all in the recent matches ? Are they too OP thus banned or too weak thus non played ?
That's some necromancy !

New civs were not allowed because many old players don't really enjoy/ can't be bothered to play the new civs.
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Re: How about a Chess tourney?

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Never dead, just further than I wanted too. I remember vividly my golden days of poorly playing this game ;) Still follows ESOC stream every now and then when I am waiting for the baby to fall asleep !

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