Chess Open for Registration

We are delighted to announce that all of our Chess tournaments are open for registration and that we are proud to partner with Lichess where all of our chess tournaments will be hosted this year. Some events have cash prizes. Also,  the player with the top 5 Pentamind scores from all of the Chess events will be crowned the 2020 MSO Chess Champion. £100 for 1st place overall. We’ll be live streaming almost all of these events on our FaceBook channel.

Times below are for London (UTC+1) – click on the events to register:

Sat 1st August 7.30pm – 3min Blitz 90min Arena

Sun 2nd August 7.30pm – 5+3 Blitz 9 round Swiss

Wed 5th August 7.30pm – 960 2-hour Blitz Arena

Thu 6th August 7.30pm – 960 10min 7 round Swiss

Sat 8th August 7.30pm – Crazyhouse 90min Arena

Sun 9th August 7.30pm – 3min Blitz 10 round Swiss

Fri 14th August 7.30pm – Atomic 3min Blitz 90 min Arena

Sat 15th August 3.30pm – 5min Blitz 2-hour Arena

Sat 15th August 7.30pm – Three-Check 3min Blitz 1-hour Arena

Sun 16th August 7.30pm – 2min Bullet 1-hour Arena

Thu 20th August 7.30pm – 10min 7 round Swiss

Fri 21st August 7.30pm – Three-Check 2min Bullet 1-hour Arena

Sat 22nd August 7.30pm – 1min Bullet 10 round Swiss

Sun 23rd August 7.30pm – Anti-Chess 3 min Blitz 1-hour Arena

Thu 27th August 7.30pm – 1min Bullet 1-hour Arena

Poker Open For Registration

We are delighted to announce that all of our Poker tournaments are available for registration. All of the poker tournaments will take place for free at PokerStars.net (or using your local PokerStars client) with Play Money, and are available to players over 18. All tournaments start at 730pm London time (230pm Eastern Time USA). Click on the events below to register and for more details:

Sat 8th August – NL Hold’Em

Sun 9th August – PL Omaha

Wed 12th August – Limit Seven Card Stud

Fri 14th August – Limit Five Card Draw

Sat 15th August – NL Hold’Em Heads Up Zoom

Sun 16th August – PL Omaha Heads Up Zoom

Wed 19th August – NL Hold’Em 6+

The player with the top 5 Pentamind scores from all of the Poker events will be crowned the 2020 Amateur Poker World Champion.

Backgammon Open for Registration

We are delighted to announce that all of our Backgammon events are available for registration now. Times below are for London (UTC+1) – click on events to register:

Wed 5th August 7:30pm – Backgammon 1pt

Thu 6th August 7:30pm Backgammon 3pt

Wed 12th August 7:30pm – Backgammon 3pt Hyper

Thu 13th August 7:30pm – Backgammon 5pt Speed

Sat 22nd August 7:30pm – Nackgammon 7pt

Wed 26th August 7:30pm – Backgammon 5pt Blitz

Sat 29th August 3:30pm – Backgammon 11pt

Sun 30th August 7:30pm – Backgammon 7pt

All of the 2020 MSO Backgammon tournaments are Single Elimination Knockout, and are being run by the World Backgammon Federation. The player with the top 5 Pentamind scores from all of the Backgammon events will be crowned the 2020 MSO Backgammon Champion. £100 for 1st, £50 for 2nd, and £25 for 3rd.