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Czech Extraliga

The Czech Extraliga is a strong team competition in which twelve teams compete in matches on eight boards, over eight rounds on four weekends. The league culminates in a final weekend of three rounds where all teams play together in one location followed by the closing ceremony held after the last round. Each match-winning team receives three points, while in case of a draw each team earns one point. The two teams finishing last are relegated to a lower league. Players have 90 minutes for 40 moves, then 30 minutes for the rest of the game, with an additional 30-second increment from move one. Official website: extraliga.chess.cz