SOMERSET COUNTY CHESS ASSOCIATION
Rules for Somerset Chess League June 2018
1. GENERAL ARRANGEMENTS & ELIGIBILITY
2. MATCH SHEETS
3. TIME CONTROLS
4. QUICKPLAY FINISHES
Quickplay finishes shall be played in accordance with Article III of the FIDE Laws (January 2018). When a player has less than two minutes left on their clock Article III.5 shall apply.
The usual ECF rules apply. Up-to-date score sheets and positions for arbitration should be sent to the League Secretary.
In a section of the League when two teams score an equal number of points the winner will be determined by the results of the games played between the teams. If necessary (a) board count, (b) elimination will be used to determine a winner. In the event of three or more teams finishing equal on points, then a tie break by a) matches won, and then b) individual games won, would decide.
7. KNOCK-OUT CUP
8. APPENDIX UNGRADED PLAYERS
Issues covered by FIDE Laws & ECF Competition Rules are not normally repeated in this document. Proposals for amendment to these League Rules should be received by the 30 April.