Ever wondered what a “lego move” is or how ratings are calculated?

We asked some chess friends to help with your FAQ’s.


  1. Where do I find my Chessa ID?  By searching for your surname on the top right corner of the  Chess SA Website
  2. When will I get a rating? See page 8 of  Chessa Ratings Bureau Ratings Regulations
  3. How are ratings calculated? Chessa Ratings Bureau Rating Regulations


FIDE Rules and Regulations:

  1. Where can I find the new FIDE Rules from July 2017? FIDE Rules