** World Online Championships**


 FEATURING WORLD FAMOUS Grandmasters and Titled players!


This Online Worldwide Team Chess tournament has over 100 sides competing in various stages, and whoever wins the most stages wins overal for the year 2020 season! 


For the first stage it mainly involved UK teams, though it still had plenty of top players and ‘Tiger Sharks’ from London Hammersmith were the eventual winners defeating Financial Moscow University in the final.


The Second Stage concluded with Melbourne University pulling off a thrilling 7.5-4.5 over the Tiger Sharks to peg them back, making it 1-1 in the overall standings, you can watch the highlights here: 


https://www.twitch.tv/videos/602112347


Esaki from Greece managed to take the Third Stage after a 6-2 play-off win against Thailand Dragons!


                                     https://www.chess.com/club/matches/live/play-online-chess/12609


Templarios A cruised to victory in Stage 4 winning a record 7/7 games:


                                       https://results.scorchapp.co.uk/t/2020stage4/standings/7 


            Tiger Sharks however bounced back to take Stage 5 matching the 7/7 record which puts them in the lead: 


                                        https://results.scorchapp.co.uk/t/2020stage5/standings/7 




The tournament is open to everyone and is free, though we would invite everyone to donate what they can in support of Oxfam's COVID 19 Appeal: 


https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/2020chess  


The matches take place on Friday evenings over several weeks before it resets. We have a variety of participants, from junior schools and academies, universities and clubs with internationally recognised players from all demographics competing against each-other in one division. 



We are also working on ways to attract sponsorship with all potential revenue going to charity and prizes so please get in touch if you would be interested.


That said we are very lucky to have North East Trophies who are kindly providing the prestigious and splendid


Portofino Cup for the 1st placed team at the end of the season!


https://www.netrophies.co.uk/


In addition ChessKidsNation:


                                                                         https://chesskidsnation.com/


Are very generously offering CASH PRIZES for the top placed teams in Stage 6 and for the Fair Play Award. 


ChessKidsNation is a nationwide Chess tutoring establishment staffed by trained Chess Coaches, working for the benefit of chess community to promote chess throughout the country.



Logo: Aloysius Lip:  https://scorchapp.co.uk/

 


Please use the contact form below to sign up or ask any questions you may have (rules at the end of this page):