Originally posted by wittywonkathey work
I know this sounds like a silly question...but I have never entered an online chess tournament before...only physical chess tournaments...
Can anyone who has participated in an RHP tournament please explain in general how RHP tournaments work? How much timeout/timebank is included? How many rounds are there? Are opponents set up in brackets? Any knowledge would be appreciated...
Originally posted by wittywonkaIt depends..
If a tournament has enough players to begin but does not have the maximum when does the tournament begin? For example, I signed up for Tournament 1654 which has enough to start but has not reached the maximum...
Originally posted by briancronI got caught out that way as well. Now I'm more careful.
Each has it's own timeout period and various details. What you have to watch for is the group size since you will play twice as many games as that number.
I made the mistake of joining two tourneys with 15 player groups and I wasn't ready for an additional 60 games.
It's a great way to get into a bunch of games at once. If you want to ...[text shortened]... ge to your level play banded if you want to have one game against every rating play unbanded.