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Changes in Laws of Chess
Changes in Laws of Chess

Chess arbiters are obligated to stay updated on changes in regulations. Players often only learn about these changes during the arbiter's intervention.

Published: Jan 29, 2024
Chess Armageddon
Chess Armageddon

What's an Armageddon in chess? What should an arbiter know about this tiebreak? Find out everything about it in this article.

Published: Nov 28, 2022
A Round-Robin Chess Tournament Guide
A Round-Robin Chess Tournament Guide

What's a round-robin event in chess? What's the ideal number of players you need for hosting this event? Find out more about it in this article...

Published: Nov 17, 2022
Tiebreaks in chess
Tiebreaks in chess

What are chess tiebreaks? Which ones should you choose if you’re organizing a small tournament at a school or a closed round-robin? Learn more here.

Published: Oct 14, 2022
Half Point Bye
Half Point Bye

What's a half-point bye? Can you claim it at any tournament? And if you can, what should you know about it as a player or arbiter? Find out more here!

Published: Aug 31, 2022
Everything about Illegal moves and Irregularities in Chess
Everything about Illegal moves and Irregularities in Chess

Illegal moves are more common than you think. Even top GMs have fallen prey to it. Discover more in this guide on illegal moves and irregularities.

Published: Aug 24, 2022
Anti-Cheating Regulations To Keep Cheating Away
Anti-Cheating Regulations To Keep Cheating Away

A GM barged into the World's Top 50 using unfair means. Fortunately, an arbiter who knew the anti-cheating regulations saved the game's reputation!

Published: Aug 2, 2022
Swiss System: A Complete Guide for Organizers and Arbiters
Swiss System: A Complete Guide for Organizers and Arbiters

Read this article to discover everything you need to know about Swiss system. We'll also walk you through creating your first Swiss rules based tournament.

Published: Jul 20, 2022
Dress code in chess
Dress code in chess

Are you participating in a chess tournament as an arbiter or a player? Here's the dress code you should follow.

Published: Jul 8, 2022
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