Diving Chess

Diving Chess

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We’re delighted to announce that this year’s Diving Chess World Championship will take place at Leonardo Royal Hotel, London Tower Bridge, 45 Prescot Street E18GP starting at 9 pm on Sunday, August 14. We expect the event to finish by 1 am. The pool at Leonardo Royal Hotel has a depth of 1.2m. No weights will be allowed for this year’s WC. Must be 18 or over to participate.

Players need to make a move while they are underwater and before they come up.

Emerging without making a move results in a warning providing there is a legitimate excuse. The second time, it's a forfeit.
 
You have to go under water as soon as your opponent comes out of the water.
 
No touch move rule.
 
Removed pieces must be placed on the side of the board.
 
Swiss system with tie-breaker to be announced before the tournament commences.
 
Players can not use weights to help them stay underwater.
 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bCXFaSmhir8

Oware is an abstract strategy game among the bigger Mancala family of board games (or Pit and Pebbles Games)

We’re delighted to announce that this year’s Diving Chess World Championship will take place at Leonardo Royal Hotel, London Tower Bridge, 45 Prescot Street E18GP starting at 9 pm on Sunday, August 14. We expect the event to finish by 1 am. The pool at Leonardo Royal Hotel has a depth of 1.2m. No weights will be allowed for this year’s WC. Must be 18 or over to participate.

Players need to make a move while they are underwater and before they come up.

Emerging without making a move results in a warning providing there is a legitimate excuse. The second time, it's a forfeit.
 
You have to go under water as soon as your opponent comes out of the water.
 
No touch move rule.
 
Removed pieces must be placed on the side of the board.
 
Swiss system with tie-breaker to be announced before the tournament commences.
 
Players can not use weights to help them stay underwater.
 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bCXFaSmhir8


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    We’re delighted to announce that this year’s Diving Chess World Championship will take place at Leonardo Royal Hotel, London Tower Bridge, 45 Prescot Street E18GP starting at 9 pm on Sunday, August 14. We expect the event to finish by 1 am. The pool at Leonardo Royal Hotel has a depth of 1.2m. No weights will be allowed for this year’s WC. Must be 18 or over to participate.

    Players need to make a move while they are underwater and before they come up.

    Emerging without making a move results in a warning providing there is a legitimate excuse. The second time, it’s a forfeit.
     
    You have to go under water as soon as your opponent comes out of the water.
     
    No touch move rule.
     
    Removed pieces must be placed on the side of the board.
     
    Swiss system with tie-breaker to be announced before the tournament commences.
     
    Players can not use weights to help them stay underwater.
     

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  • Event Details

    Event Details

    Date: 14 August 2022

    Start time: 21:00 BST

    End time: 23:55 BST

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