Live Chess World League Season 9

Live Chess World League Season 9

https://www.chess.com/club/live-chess-world-league

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:
 Blitz 5min+2sec
 Rapid 10min+2sec

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):

Team Brazil Live

Team Belarus

Team-Iran

Chess Federation of Canada

English Chess Federation,

Team India

Uruguay Open

Team Chile

Matches start from February 7th. Our first fixture is England v Canada at 5-40 pm on Sunday 13th Feb.

Fixtures and Results

EventTeam 1Team 2MatchesNotes
Rd 1 – Sunday 13th February
9-00 pm
England
Canada
Rapid
13 – 23

Blitz 13-19
0-2 loss
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
9-00 pm
England
Chile

Blitz 20.5 – 9.5
Rapid
19-11
2-0 win