tht Extraliga 2014/2015
From the Czech Republic, the tht Extraliga is a strong team competition led by European Club Cup 2013 winners, Novy Bor. 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 prize-giving ceremony held after the last round.
For 2015 the finals are held in Turnov, a town about 90 Km northeast of Prague. 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 per move from move one. Official site: extraliga.chess.cz