DSOL – German Chess Online League – starting soon. Almost 3000 players in 2021. How many could an Australian Teams Competition have competing?

New season from the end of January 2022
The German Chess Online League (DSOL) will start its third season on January 31, 2022. The DSOL was launched in 2020 together with our partner ChessBase as an online alternative to regular gaming operations, to which it should come as close as possible. Since then it has been a true success story: in the last season alone, almost 3,000 players took part in 385 teams and 13 leagues. In the third edition, almost everything remains the same, the video surveillance of the games from the semi-finals is new. All information and regulations can be found in the tender, which is now available for download . The teams can be registered from Wednesday, December 15th, the closing date for entries is January 18th at 11:59 p.m.

The most important information
• The game is played on the ChessBase Playchess server
• No ChessBase premium access is required
• Thinking time is 45 minutes + 15 seconds
• Rounds always start at 7:30 p.m., registration closes 15 minutes in advance
• Fixed day for home games (Monday to Friday possible)
• Each club of the DSB can register any number of teams
• Teams of 4, up to 10 players can be registered
• Players must be an active or passive member of the club
• A player can be entered for a maximum of 2 teams in a club, but only in one team on boards 1-4
• Teams are divided into leagues according to their level of play, with 4 groups of 8 teams each
• The first two in the group qualify for the quarter-finals
• Masters receive a representative trophy
• High-quality prizes from ChessBase, which will be raffled among all participating teams
• New: video surveillance from the semi-finals

Registration starts on December 15, 2021, and closes on January 18, 2022 11:59 p.m.
It is played on the home team’s match day (exception: the final). The game starts at 7:30 p.m.
1 round 01/31/2022 until 02/04/2022
2nd round 02/14/2022 until 02/18/2022
3rd round 02/21/2022 until 02/25/2022
4th round 07.03.2022 until 03/11/2022
5th round 03/14/2022 until 03/18/2022
6th round 03/28/2022 until 04/01/2022
7th round 04/04/2022 until 04/08/2022

Quarter finals 04/25/2022 until 04/29/2022
Semifinals 05/09/2022 until 05/13/2022
final 05/20/2022

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