The 2021 Atomic World Championship

The list of participants (and their ratings/calculations) are listed below. Week 1 matches (officially) begin on Monday, September 13, 2021. You may play ahead if your opponent is known. https://challonge.com/2021awc Name Peak Rating Peak Link Performance Rating Tournament Link Seeding Rating vlad_00 2589 https://lichess.org/u1r1iXlo 2642 https://lichess.org/tournament/SqY6YizN 2615.5 fast-tsunami 2528 https://lichess.org/hEpLEYTw 2454 https://lichess.org/tournament/UE8lzORF 2491 pashpash 2377 …

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The 2021 Atomar World Championship

You can play Atomar on https://chessvariants.training. The rules for Atomar are attached here. Challonge: https://challonge.com/2021atomarwc Name Atomic Blitz Atomar CVT ID fast-tsunami 2528 2575 2551.5 https://chessvariants.training/User/Profile/155 VariantsOnly 2249 2746 2497.5 https://chessvariants.training/User/Profile/994 vlad_00 2589 2390 2489.5 https://chessvariants.training/User/Profile/725 CalmWaters 2355 2465 2410 https://chessvariants.training/User/Profile/542 Astavakra 2336 2402 2369 https://chessvariants.training/User/Profile/1298  lesha2002 2366 2350 2358 https://chessvariants.training/User/Profile/652 two64brocc 2072 2643 2357.5 …

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THE 2021 ATOMIC WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP RULES

Special Announcement for 2021 Note: To celebrate the 25th anniversary of Atomic Chess, I’ve decided to run two separate tournaments to celebrate this chess variant and community. Many players today may have never experienced the early days of a brand new variant. The thrill of discovery. Everybody on a level playing field. No opening book …

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The 2020 Atomic World Championship Rules

The 2020 Lichess Atomic Chess World Championship 1. Scope 1.1. The Lichess Atomic Chess World Championship for 2020 is to open the registration period on 1 August 2020. The registration period will end at 00:00 UTC on 1 September 2020. The first round of matches will commence at 00:00 UTC on 7 September 2020 and …

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Rules Template for Running Online World Championships

After the 2019 Atomic World Championships concluded – I wanted to write up a standard, easily editable template for rules in general. This is the end result of all of that time and work. The 2020 Atomic World Championship is coming up again soon as well. The specific rules for this year’s edition will be …

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2019 Atomic World Championship Entrants (and Results)

Ratings subject to change as data comes in or is found. Rankings will all be ‘TBD’ until the list is finalized. For now, these are the order in which people have registered. Prelim Ranks Name Base Rating Performance Rating Seeding Rating 1* onubense 2450¹ (2427, 2828) 2540 2495 2* Xeransis 2300¹ (2404, 2623) 2476 2388 …

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The 2019 Atomic World Championships

Format: Modified single-knockout with a cut at the top 8, with potential additions beyond this point, transforming to double-knockout. The 2018 Atomic World Championship was a double elimination knockout tournament that was run surprisingly well, but had a number of incidents that the rules have been changed/modified to address. First and foremost, the double knockout …

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The 2018 Atomic World Championships

For the third year in a row, tipau organized an Atomic World Championship on lichess, following the successful organization of the 2016 and 2017 editions. Challonge was once again used – as this was a double elimination knockout format. The bracket can be found at: http://challonge.com/atomicwc2018 This year, the entrants list topped out at 65 …

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The 2017 Atomic World Championships

After the successful completion of the 2016 Atomic World Championship, tipau ran another edition in 2017. There were 44 entrants for this edition: Seed Name Rating Best Average 1 onubense 2813 2813 2813 2 Arka50 2641 2824 2733 3 tipau 2629 2805 2717 4 pashpash 2612 2745 2679 5 OneFallWeAllFall 2552 2642 2597 6 moustruito …

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