Terms & conditions

Welcome to Chess Fanatics! These Terms & Conditions (“Agreement”) outline the rules for using our website (chessfanatics.com) and the services we offer. By accessing or using Chess Fanatics, you agree to be bound by this Agreement.

1. Age Requirement & Acceptable Use

Chess Fanatics is intended for users aged 13 and above. You agree to use our platform for lawful purposes only, complying with all applicable laws and regulations. You’re responsible for keeping your account information confidential and any activity under your account.

2. Intellectual Property

All content and materials on Chess Fanatics, including text, graphics, logos, images, and software, are either our property or licensed by us and protected by intellectual property laws. You cannot modify, reproduce, distribute, or create derivative works based on our content without our written permission.

3. User Conduct

We expect respectful and responsible behavior on our platform. Here’s what’s not allowed:

  • Violations of any applicable law or regulation.
  • Disrupting or interfering with the functioning of Chess Fanatics.
  • Unauthorized access attempts to any part of the platform or user accounts.
  • Uploading viruses, malware, or other harmful code.

4. Tournament Conduct (if applicable)

When participating in tournaments on Chess Fanatics, you agree to:

  • Follow the specific rules and regulations set forth for each tournament.
  • Treat your opponents and other participants with respect, avoiding harassment or offensive behavior.
  • Abide by fair play guidelines and refrain from cheating or unauthorized assistance.
  • Accept the final decisions and outcomes determined by Chess Fanatics regarding tournament results.

5. Limitation of Liability

Chess Fanatics and its affiliates are not liable for any indirect, incidental, special, consequential, or punitive damages arising from your use of the platform, its content, or services provided.

6. Indemnification

You agree to indemnify and hold Chess Fanatics and its affiliates harmless from any claims, losses, damages, liabilities, and expenses (including legal fees) arising from your use of the platform or any violation of this Agreement.

7. Modifications to the Agreement

We reserve the right to modify or update this Agreement at any time without prior notice. Your continued use of Chess Fanatics after any modifications signifies your acceptance of the updated terms.

8. Severability

If any provision of this Agreement is deemed invalid, illegal, or unenforceable, the remaining provisions will still be in full effect.

9. Entire Agreement

This Agreement constitutes the complete agreement between you and Chess Fanatics regarding your use of the platform and supersedes any prior agreements or understandings, written or oral.Thank you for choosing Chess Fanatics!