Groups & Teams

How do I invite members to my group or team?

If you want to invite more members to your group or team, use the "Invite People" link on the right hand side of the Group's Admin page. Then simply list all of the players you wish to invite. You can send 30 invites every 24 hours, and every member invited is automatically enabled to join the grou...

What are Groups & Teams? What is the difference?

Groups Chess.com Groups and Teams allow members to form separate groups around interests, hobbies, nationalities, friendships, etc. All groups get their own forums, news, events, and photos. Teams Teams are groups that also play chess as a team - Team Matches and/or Vote Chess. Groups and Teams c...

How do I join a Group/Team?

To see the available groups on Chess.com you can click here. When viewing a group you can click on the "Join this Group" link under Group Actions on the right-hand side menu. Additionally, you may be invited to join a group in which case you will receive an invitation. keywords: group team join

How do I create my own Group or Team?

You can create your own group using this link. or by clicking on the "Create My Own Group" link on most group pages. NOTE: You must be a premium member to create a group. Basic memberships cannot create groups.

How do I create my own Group or Team?

You can create your own group using this link. or by clicking on the "Create My Own Group" link on most group pages. NOTE: You must be a premium member to create a group. Basic memberships cannot create groups. keywords: group team create

What are group admins able to do?

Group admins have special privileges that regular members of the group do not have, including: Editing group settings and info Adding a theme to a group (background image and colors) Creating, accepting, viewing team Vote Chess and Matches Sending group invitations Managing the acc...

How do I quit a group?

To remove yourself from a group you will need to visit the group homepage and then click the red button for "Quit Group" under the Group Menu. keywords: group team quit

How do I join a Team Match?

When a new team match starts, all members of that group/team will receive a message. You can click through to view and then join the match. Or, you can go to your group’s homepage and then use the "Team Matches" link under the Group Menu when you will see a list of any active/available Team Matche...

How are Team Match points scored?

Each team’s cumulative score is added up and compared to decide who wins the match. The winner of the team match gets points based on the following: Win: 5 points Draw: 2 points for each team Lose: 0 points Those points are then multiplied by the total number of players in the match ...

I joined a Team Match but then wasn't chosen to play - why not?

Team matches must have even numbers of players to create the pairings. Additionally, match organizers may set the number of players for each team in a match. Once that number of players is reached, other players may join, but may not be able to play. The way it works is that all players on a team ar...