SEB #001 Empress Emeralda Open Invitation (Sign Up Here!)

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Kaze Araki

Libertarian Communist


The first of the annual 2011 Empress Emeralda Open Invitation, remark the start of SEB chess competition circuit that is open for all MT users. Apart from the gracious rewards that Her Highness would unhesitatingly bestow upon the eventual victors, this tournament also offer the Norm and Crest of SEB First Master (SEB FM
) to any users that are able to satisfy the points requirement needed to earn them.

Player's qualifications:

1. This tournament is open for all MT users.

2. User must have an account in

3. User must be familiar with the basic functions in

4. User must at least publish one game in SEB forum first, before he/she is able to join in the tournament.

Tournament's system:

1. The tournament will start once this thread is unlocked.

2. The supreme victor would be the one that is able to accumulate the 10 necessary points first. The tournament will automatically end once this requirement is satisfied.

3. Any users can join in this tournament any time they wishes to, so long as the tournament has not ended yet.

4. Participants can play against any other participants they wishes for, provided that the following conditions are met:

a. The match must be played on the presence of an Arbiter. A match without the presence of an Arbiter will be regarded as invalid.

b. Participants can only play against the same opponent twice, once as either white or black. Using the same color against the same opponent twice will render the second match as invalid.

c. Participants that are playing the same opponent twice, cannot play both of their games on the same exact day, otherwise the second game will be denounced as invalid.

Match Rules:

1. Time Control: 25min + 10sec.

2. Taking back moves are not allowed.

3. Disconnection* and Time's forfeit will be counted as lost.

* In case of disconnection, a 2 minutes delay will pop up, notifying the connected participant that the disconnected participant will forfeit automatically once the 2 minutes is up. Leave the time to expire on its own, if the disconnected participant is able to connect again within those 2 minutes, then the match will automatically resume. Remember; DO NOT ABORT THE GAME!

4. For every win, player will receive 1 point, 0.5 point for draw, and 0 point for lost.

List of Arbiter:

1. Kaze Araki

Empress's Rewards:

1. -

Questions, Suggestions and Improvement Ideas:

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but i cannot make it today though, i have to get up early to go for a job search

edit, if anyone comes in the next 10 mins im good for a match, otherwise i really gotta go to sleep


Colonel H Stinkmeaner
I just played Ryu Kaiser, mind if we join?

[chess][Event "ChessCube Game"]

[Site ""]

[Date "2011.05.12"]

[Round "-"]

[White ""]

[Black ""]

[Result "0-1"]

[WhiteElo "1476"]

[BlackElo "1367"]

[ECO "C40"]

[Time "18:22:20"]

[TimeControl "900"]

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Bd6 3. d3 Nf6 4. Bg5 O-O 5. c3 c6 6. d4 exd4 7. cxd4 Qa5+ 8. Qd2 Bb4 9. Bc4 Bxd2+ 10. Nbxd2 d5 11. Bb3 Nxe4 12. Ke2 Nxg5 13. Nxg5 Bg4+ 14. Ngf3 c5 15. Rhd1 cxd4 16. h3 Bf5 17. Nxd4 Bd7 18. Kf1 Bb5+ 19. Ke1 Nc6 20. Bxd5 Nxd4 21. f4 Nc2+ 22. Kf2 Nxa1 23. Re1 Nc2 24. Re5 Rae8 25. Nf3 Bc6 26. Bc4 Bxf3 27. Kxf3 Qd2 28. Ke4 Qe3+ 29. Kf5 Rxe5+ 30. fxe5 Nd4+ 31. Kg4 Rc8 32. Bd5 Qe2+ 33. Kg3 Qxb2 34. Bb3 Ne2+ 35. Kf3 Qxe5 36. Kf2 Re8 37. Kf3 Qe3+ 38. Kg4 Re4+ 39. Kf5 Re5+ 40. Kg4 Qf4# 0-1[/chess]

White: Ryu Kaiser

Black: insane-azn (CC ID: jiung0416)

Winner: jiung0416
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