How to set up and test your first event:

Log in to www.chessregister.com.
Click “Admin Panel” from the drop-down menu in the upper right.
Click “Manage Events & Registrants”.
Click the “Add Event” button.

Complete the following fields:

Event Name
Event Type
#Rounds
Start Date
End Date
Event Fee (enter 0 if your event has no entry fee)
Expires (date your event fee expires)
Schedules Available (choose at least one)
Sections Available

Click “Add Event”.
Click the button “Preview Event” in the upper right.

You may now walk through the event and register for it. Modify your event as needed. Once you are satisfied that it is working as expected you should check the “Publish Event” checkbox to make the event available from the Chessregister “Events” page. Once your event is available on the Events page you may simply copy the event URL for publication onto your own pages or print.

To accept payments via paypal:

Sign up for a PayPal account (www.paypal.com).
Click “Account Settings” from the main menu in the upper right of the chessregister page.
Within the “Organizer Profile” section enter your organization name and your paypal email address. Leave the PayPal API Settings field blank!

If you want to pass on the PayPal fee to your registrants select either a “Flat” or “PayPal” Convenience Fee. They work as follows:

Flat: you choose the amount to pass on to registrants
PayPal: chessregister will calculate the appropriate fee