Through The Years Long Correspondence
The event's description states that "the purpose of the tournament is playing long correspondence games that would allow us to bond with each other over the span of many years".
The time control is 4 weeks + 1 week per move up to 4 weeks max (with pauses on weekends). There are to be 12 rounds.
Players (initially 1,632) were organised into all-play-all groups of 10 and paired into 10,038 games.
As of 11 October 2021, there were 343 games remaining in the first round, involving 393 players.