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HSEL Chess Rules

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GenE Cory
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Chess

1. Anti-Cheat

No additional anti-cheat is required for official matches.

 

2. Match Procedure

HSEL Supported Platforms

  • PC

2.1. Series Lengths

Matches are played as a best of 3 series during the Regular Season and a best of 5 series during the Playoffs and Finals.

2.2. Game Lobby

Matches will be played on chess.com, the home player will create the lobby and share the invite link with the away player.

  • Played on Chess.com
  • Setting: Custom Game
  • Time: 10 min Standard
  • Game Type: Standard

2.3 Draw Game

If the match ends in a draw, a new match must me played until a winner is decided. Draw games will not count towards the matches of the best of series.

 

3. STOPPAGE OF PLAY

If a player were to disconnect from the match at any time they will be issued a forfeit for that round. If a player is unable to play all the required rounds for whatever reason, they will forfeit the remaining rounds.

 

4. Team Rosters

Only one roster is required for all Chess players on a School Team. Each player on the roster will be given their own match when they queue up at the designated match time. No player substitutions can be made at any point during the match, as the matches are set to be played 1v1.

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