The tournament was first conducted in the year 1980.
The Chess Bundesliga is a domestic level team chess competition, held in Germany, every year. At present, it is considered to be the strongest league of its type because of the renowned and competent Grandmasters it attracts from all over the world.
The Chess Bundesliga is a teamchess competition, held in Germany, each year.
It follows the Round-Robin-system where every contestant meets all the other contestants in turns.
It is most commonly used in the qualification rounds of major tournaments (FIFAWorldCup for instance).
The round-robin format is considered to be the fairest and the most convenient method of determining a winner.