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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
French Defence Tournament 2 96/100 24 hours 10(1)->3 1300-1600
Speed King #069 - Very fast players 7(1)->3+ "U1500 Edition" 91/98 24 hours 7(1)->3+ 900-1500
Speed King #068 - Very fast players 7(1)->3+ "U1300 Edition" 67/98 24 hours 7(1)->3+ 700-1300
Speed King #070 - Very fast players 5(1)->2+ "U1600 Edition" 63/100 24 hours 5(1)->2+ 1000-1600
Wallyjack's Tourney #1 For Fast Players <6hrs/move & Rated <1199 62/100 24 hours 4(2)->2 <1199

Tournament Legend


Official Invite only Set Position Chess960 No Vacation Premium Only