Features: Hybrid Chess
An okay way to play during the pandemic – 14 May 2021
Feedback from the Mitropacup participants reveals mixed attitudes about hybrid chess and the rules that were applied, writes Stefan Löffler.
Hybrid lessons – 12 Apr 2021
During the next weeks we see many more arbiter-supervised, cheating-proof competitions. What has been learned so far about hybrid chess is summed up by Stefan Löffler in ten neat lessons for organisers, arbiters and players.
Curtains up for hybrid chess! – 19 Feb 2021
Grandmasters, masters and arbiters meet this weekend in four European cities to test a cheating-proof way of play in the Hybrid Cities Cup, writes the event’s initiator Stefan Löffler.
The new reality comes with new tournaments – 23 Jun 2020
Chess as a sport will not be the same after the pandemic. Over-the-board and online play will move closer together. Under the rubric hybrid chess we present pioneering organisations, projects and events. The start is made by Jordí Magem from the Catalan Chess Federation on the birth of the hybrid tournament that connects different venues.