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  1. 15 Jul '09 03:37
    Hello, I am very new to this site and I don't really get why thematic tournament are rated?, Should not they be unrated, as the first move are forced ?


    Why are they rated?
  2. Standard member skeeter
    515 + 30 days
    15 Jul '09 07:19
    Originally posted by AudreyxSophie
    Hello, I am very new to this site and I don't really get why thematic tournament are rated?, Should not they be unrated, as the first move are forced ?


    Why are they rated?
    Why shouldn't they be ?? It just locks the players into 'book' to preserve the thematic theme of the opening. No biggie.

    skeeter
  3. Standard member Blackamp
    Death
    19 Jul '09 11:51 / 1 edit
    if you're interested in thematic tournaments, why not consider joining Club 217?

    open tournaments at the moment are Queen's Gambit, English 1..c5, and Grunfeld Defence.