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Upcoming Live Tournaments

NameTime ControlFormat
Rapid Tournament 10|0 Swiss
Lightning Tournament 1|0 Swiss
Blitz Tournament 5|0 Swiss
Standard Tournament 15|10 Swiss
Super Blitz Tournament 3|0 Swiss
Bullet Tournament 2|1 Swiss
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Upcoming Turn-Based Tournaments

NamePlayersTime ControlFormatRating Range
Speed King #102 - Very fast players 3(2)->1 U1500 89/99 24 hours 3(2)->1 1100-1500
1000-1200 #1 80/96 24 hours 12(2)->1 1000-1200
The Napa/Sonoma 960 Challenge (group A) DS 76/96 48 hours 6(2)->3 <1375
Wallyjack's "Blind Freddie could have seen that move!" 1504-1604 73/100 3 days 4(2)->2 1504-1604
Keven's 129th 67/100 5 days 5(1)->2+ Open

Tournament Legend

Official Invite only Set Position Chess960 No Vacation Premium Only