Live Chess World League Season 9
Season 9 of the LCWL starts on 13th February 2022.
England will take part with a team from the ECF Open Club with support from Team England Live administrators.
There are five divisions in the league. England are in Division 3 with each round consisting of a blitz (5|2) and a rapid (10|2) chess.com match with two games against the opposing team in each match.
The competition consists of 10 rounds split into two stages – stage 1 which runs as a seven round all play all within an eight team division and stage 2 where each team plays the other three teams in their half of the division. Matches are played weekly on Sundays.
Matches are based on2 chess.com team challenges – each with two games against the opposing board as follows:
Entry will be open to all members of the ECF team on chess.com – https://www.chess.com/club/english-chess-federation
Division 3 Teams
(Minimum 15 boards are required for Blitz and Rapid to avoid defaults):
Matches start from February 7th. Our first fixture is England v Canada at 5-40 pm on Sunday 13th Feb.
Fixtures and Results
|Event||Team 1||Team 2||Matches||Notes|
|Rd 1 – Sunday 13th February|
13 – 23
We lost our opening match against a strong Canadian team who outgraded us on most boards. The match was still a close one with some great games and well played team.
|Rd 2 – Saturday 19th February|
|England||Chile||Blitz 20.5 – 9.5|