Rules:The King of chessmail (KOCM)
1.
You can play any numbers of games in King of ChessMail. There are severals level in this competition :
* KOCM Pawn (n=1)
* KOCM Knight (n=2)
* KOCM Bishop (n=3)
* KOCM Rook (n=4)
* KOCM Queen (n=5)
* KOCM King (n=6)
* KOCM King (2) (n=7)
* KOCM King (3) (n=8)
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2.
If you win a game at the level "n" you win a qualification for the level n+1.
If you make a draw with white pieces at the level "n" you win a qualification for the level n1.
If you make a draw with black pieces at the level "n" you win a qualification for the level n.
If you lose a game at the level "n" you win a qualification for the level n2.
For example :
If you win a game at the Level KOCM Pawn you win a qualification for the level "KOCM Knignht".
If you win a game at the Level KOCM Queen you win a qualification for the level "KOCM King".
If you loose a game at the Level KOCM Queen you win a qualification for the level "KOCM Bishop".
If you make a draw with white pieces at the level KOCM Rook you win a qualification for the level "KOCM Bishop".
If you make a draw with black pieces at the level KOCM Rook you win a qualification for the level "KOCM Rook".
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3.
Registration :
If you don't have a qualification your registration will be at the level ...
..."KOCM Pawn" if your elo is less than 1800 ( 1999 for unrated players ).
..."KOCM Knight" if your elo is in 18002200 ( 19992399 for unrated players ).
..."KOCM Bishop" if your elo is in 22002600 ( 23992799 for unrated players ).
..."KOCM Rook" if your elo is greater than 2600 ( 2799 for unrated players ).
If you have a qualification you will use the higher.
You can have several registrations pending, the limit depends on the level:
KOCM Pawn : 4 Other levels : 3
4.
TIME CONTROL: A fixed period of 14 days is given at the start of the game and then 36 hours are added after each move.
The capital time can' t exceed 20 days.
5.
Activity capital : You win 30 points if you make a registration, you loose 1 point each day. The activity capital cannot exceed 100 points.
A ranking is made each day, It is depending of the best level :
1 point for a registration, a qualification or a game at the level Knight.
2 points for 2 registrations, qualifications or games at the level Knight.
3 points for 3 ou more registrations, qualifications or games at the level Knight.
4 points for a registration, a qualification or a game at the level Bishop.
5 points for 2 registrations, qualifications or games at the level Bishop.
6 points for 3 or more registrations, qualifications or games at the level Bishop.
7 points for a registration, a qualification or a game at the level Rook.
8 points for 2 registrations, qualifications or games at the level Rook.
9 points for 3 or more registrations, qualifications or games at the level Rook.
etc...
Only the player who have a activity capital strictly positive is in this ranking.
The best player win the title
The second third and fourth win the title
The qualifications are erased after 4 years.
6.
For the player who is number 1 at the ranking : If you have a registration pending for 80 days at the level n : The registration is canceled and you have a qualification at the level n1.
7.
You will have qualifications with the old "King of chessmail":
A qualification for the level Knight for a qualification a 1/64 Finale.
A qualification for the level Bishop for a qualification a 1/32 Finale.
etc...
You can see this old competition here.
8.
Here the qualifications of the the highest level :
KOCM Rook : asoka ; astigitana ; avg ; bronstein70 ; chessington(Game) ; chessington(Game) ; chessington(Game) ; chessington ; conde7(Game) ; conde7(Game) ; conde7 ; conde7 ; corr ; d4minance ; danquigley ; danquigley ; danquigley ; derfel83 ; drawlward ; egdiogel ; jose ; madz123456(Game) ; nimzo(Game) ; nimzo(Game) ; nimzo ; paaliaq ; pdebonis ; pdebonis ; piekki ; reignblowcan ; sahlapalat ; seger ; seger ; sorento ; szustan(Game) ; szustan(Game) ; szustan ; vgrynyuk ; yomismista ; zack1984 ; zack1984
KOCM Queen : asoka ; bronstein70 ; buchauer ; conde7 ; corr ; corr ; drawlward ; greghghs ; jose ; nimzo ; paaliaq ; sachpat ; sachpat ; seger ; stormwind ; stormwind ; vgrynyuk ; yangqi ; yangqi ; yomismista
KOCM King : astigitana ; buchauer(Game) ; buchauer ; d4minance ; echo314 ; manolinex(Game) ; maxiboi ; sachpat ; vgrynyuk
KOCM King 2 : conde7 ; conde7(Game) ; manolinex(Game) ; maxiboi ; maxiboi
KOCM King 3 : manolinex
