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"FAIR PLAY" ANALYSIS
All games played in USCF rated tournaments will be analyzed using ICC's sophisticated anti-cheating
Such analysis will include, but not be limited to, comparing moves played to the recommendations of
engines. Players suspected of violating the Fair Play rules may: 1) have their results and any prize
eligibility canceled, 2) be banned from future play on ICC, 3) be banned from future Continental Chess
tournaments both online and over the board, and 4) be reported to the USCF Ethics Committee, leading to
possible suspension of USCF membership.
After each tournament, results will not be final for up to three weeks, while ICC fair play analysis of
games takes place. Players may also be disqualified during the tournament. If any players are
opponents' results will be adjusted as follows:
If the tournament has been concluded, or there is one round remaining, the last opponent of the
disqualified player shall receive a win by forfeit. Other opponents who lost to the disqualified
shall receive a half point bye, and other opponents who drew with the disqualified player shall
a win by forfeit. Anyone who defeated the disqualified player shall retain a rated win instead of a
If two or more rounds remain, all opponents of the disqualified player shall receive a win by
unless they defeated the disqualified player in which case they will retain a rated win.
What to do After Registration
At chessaction.com, go to the row for the tournament and click on "entry list" to make sure you are
listed. If not, notify us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you are a current ICC member with a user name linked to your USCF ID number (like those who have
played in our online tournaments), you are all set. If not, go to register.chessclub.com/cca to register with
If you are unable to register, contact email@example.com.