Online Chess Club
Friday 20th March 2020
Remember to join the fun online – Juniors start
6:30pm Adults join in at 7:30pm
Many of you are already members of LICHESS but those who are
not should join beforehand at Lichess.org its simple and free you just need an active email address.
Once you are a member follow this link and join the fun
https://lichess.org/tournament/1crBjpAO password is CCC
You can join and leave at anytime and the time control is
the usual 10 minutes + 5 seconds a move. You can play as many games as you wish
with the final result announced at 9:30pm.
BESERK mode (less time but extra points) is allowed for the
players wanting a faster game.
Virtual Trophies can be won !
For the more Adventurous
This part is not necessary to play chess in the tournament
In order to speak and hear others while playing on LICHESS as
well as the option to see my screen download the DISCORDAPP which is a free voice and text chat app.
Works on your mobile, your laptop or desktop.
For slicker and less wifi intensive download the app rather
than running it through your browser.
Follow this link to join our club. https://discord.gg/yWJC2A4
You should see on the left of the screen something like this
If you are coming back to the app you may not see the
Crowborough Chess Club badge – if that is the case press the + symbol and
choose join a server.
Use code yWJC2A4 you may also need my hashtag CrowChess#9878
Click on the Crowborough Chess Club badge and you will be in
the classroom – if I am LIVE streaming click on my name with LIVE in red and
white and you should then be able to see my computer screen and talk and
Use the buttons at the bottom to mute and unmute.
I will start LIVE streaming at 6pm to welcome you all to the
If you have problems check your window settings first you
may not have permitted the app to access your speaker or microphone – but most
of the time it will just work.
Otherwise feel free to call me on my mobile. 07919 402315