Chess Rules

Chess 

Tournament Rules

  • Single elimination

  • You will be randomly matched with other players

Set Up Guide

  • Download the Chess.com mobile app here: https://www.chess.com/play/apps

  • Sign up with whatever account (i.e. Facebook, email)

  • Add your partner via username

    • On the sidebar: ‘Friends’ and press the plus sign at the top right

  • To play, hit ‘New Game’ at the bottom and adjust the time

General Guidelines

  • Select ‘15|10’ for time, best-of-2 match

  • If there’s a tie, play a lightning round by selecting ‘3’ for time

  • Forfeit of game if opponent is late by 15 minutes