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CURRENTLY CONSIDERING THE BELOW. DO GET BACK TO ME IF YOU HAVE ANY VIEWS. I WILL SET UP THE FIRST TOURNAMENT TO BE PLAYED ON 22ND SEPTEMBER, ONE WEEK IN ADVANCE AND ISSUE NOTIFICATIONS AND THE LINK TO ENTER. YOU CAN THEN ENTER ANY TIME BETWEEN THEN AND THE COMMENCEMENT OF THE TOURNAMENT.
1. Matches generally will be played on a Tuesday or Wednesday between 7.00pm and 9.00pm
2. Rules of the Lichess Platform shall apply.
3. Two competitions will take place between the 22nd September 2020 - 16th December 2020
The First competition will be a rapid play Grand Prix type Tournament generally held 2 days a week. Each tournament shall be self contained but contribute to the overall winner of the Title "Thanet and East Kent Online Rapid Play Tournament Champion." The time control shall be 5 minutes with 10 seconds increments per move. Points will be awarded to those who finish in the top 4. (winner 6 pts, then 4,2 and 1). The highest scoring top 6 Tournament finishes will contribute to an individuals overall finish. In this way players can join the Thanet And East Kent Club at any time between 22nd September - 16th December, and any tournament at anytime and choose to play either on a tuesday or wednesday or both days, and or just play once in total, or just pop into the tournament and play at any time during its running time.
4. The second competition will be a Swiss either 5 or 7 rounds tournament at weekly intervals on a Tuesday or Wednesday starting at 7.00pm. Day will be determined by which is the most popular date for people based on participation numbers of the first 4 tournament events. Competition will commence in October. The overall winner shall be awarded the title of "Thanet and East Kent Online Champion 2020."
5. The Organiser's decision shall be final.

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