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  3. Best time to play

When I log on there are about 5 to 10 people online at a time. Is there a time of day when the most players are on so I can get some matchmaking. I see that people on for the monthly and yearly tournaments but outside of that is there rush hour.

It depends a lot atm. But you can try best between 17:00 and 23:00 CET.

How does CET translate to UTC or GMT? Isn't it better to use that than make me google it?

CET = GMT + 1

@Finlip I had to choose one:P

I could have answered the question with a list of every possible timezone.

So only European players are welcome here. ;)

best time control is 0+1 Frisian

I really like 1+0 Frisian too

In tournaments, time is set for a 5 + 0 game. I propose to change to 5 + 3. Playing without adding time is hard. Who agrees with this?

@marahonov_dima and others
Do you mean you would like to see more tourneys with increment (especially the 5+x tourneys)? Or specifically daily, weekly, monthly or yearly tourneys?

We added some increment tournaments, but most tourneys with 5 minutes have indeed no increment.

Let's see what other players have to say!