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How it works

The following sections will inform you what you can do depending if you are an organizer or a chessplayer.

For chess players

You can look for chess event and inquire about their rules, prizes, date and so on. This is done visiting the menu item Search Tournament and then selecting the interest range of the tournament: International, National, Local.

International: events/tournament opened to the participation of foreigner chessplayers. Are valid for FIDE rating variations and International norms as well. National: tournaments reserved to chessplayers of a given federations, for example like a national championship. Local: Tournament reserved to players belonging to a given chess club.

Each quick search link will show a list of tournaments with with relevant info. On the right side of each row there are 5 buttons that will permit you to download the rules in PDF format, an eventual link to the organizer site, a map link that quickly locate the event city, a link to the tournament result and and then a link to the registration page.

Only authenticad users can register to a given tournaments. The player need to register using real name and a valid email address used to confirm the registration

For arbiters/organizers

The following User Guide contains further details and picture that explain better how to create an event.

The arbiter or organizer that own a valid Vega license is entitled to register and submit its real credential and the license file as well. An email will be sent to confirm the registration. All data except email can be changed in a later moment. The registration can be made on the Registration page

After validating the registration, the user can enter the site via the page Login. The Create Event option will be available to the authenticated user. Here she/he can create a new event and specify how many sections the event contains. It is responsability of the user add sensible data. Insertion of wrong data will not show properly the event to the visitors.

The user should indicate properly the interest or relevance of his event choosing among: 'International', 'National', 'Local'. International: events/tournament opened to the participation of foreigner chessplayers. Are valid for FIDE rating variations and International Nomrs as well. National: tournaments reserved to chessplayers of a given federations, for example like a national championship or championship of a limitated area of a country. Local: Tournament reserved to players belonging to a given chess club or restricted area. Improper selection are not tolerate and we reserve the right to ban the user responsible of sloppy insertion.

The user may decide to not show his event. In this case the event will be not available for searching and will be not listed. During the creation of the event it is required to upload a file containing the rules and all other details regarding the event. It should be a PDF file with size less than 100 kb. Everything else is not permitted. The document should contain any info useful to the chessplayers to decide if it worthy to join your tournament. It's up to you to give all sort of details usually nedeed by chessplayers. For example, money prize, favorable accomodation and touristic info. The document should NOT contain image or the 100 kb limit will prevent you to upload the file and then create the event.

When the event is created a table will list all the events belonging to the authenticated user. Now the user must specify how many sections or indipendent tournaments the event contains. At least one section must be present or the event will be not searchable. To this end the user should click the edit button on the right side of the event row. A new panel will appear and in its bottom side is possible to add any number of sections.