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  1. 26 Oct '13 13:32
    Hi I am new, can I join any tournaments as a non-subscriber.
  2. Subscriber Ponderable
    chemist
    26 Oct '13 13:34
    Originally posted by SiebrenBelfast
    Hi I am new, can I join any tournaments as a non-subscriber.
    Generally speaking: No.
    There have been non-sub tournaments, but not more than once in a couple of years.
    You can join clubs which offer tourneys for non-subs. But you will still be limited to six games in parallel.
  3. 26 Oct '13 13:40
    ok thx. First wanna hang out here before I sign up
  4. Subscriber Kewpie
    chess dummy
    26 Oct '13 22:33
    If you join a club - nonsubs can join clubs - and just play against other club members, there's a club player table (ladder) you can climb by winning games. That might keep you happy until you get addicted and six games is no longer enough.
  5. 29 Oct '13 20:55
    I'm a subscriber. Rated at 1134. I tried to enter a tournament for 0-1149 players and it tells me I can't join because my rating is too high! Why?
  6. Subscriber Kewpie
    chess dummy
    30 Oct '13 07:24
    Originally posted by Spence167
    I'm a subscriber. Rated at 1134. I tried to enter a tournament for 0-1149 players and it tells me I can't join because my rating is too high! Why?
    Your current Tournament Entry Rating (shown at the bottom of your profile page stats) is 1184. It's a method of smoothing the rating ups and downs just for tournaments. Your opponents run on the same calculated TER, so it's a fair way of keeping similar-level opponents together.