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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 3 89/100 24 hours 10(1)->3 1300-1600
GeoChess : 2015.July : New York 88/100 3 days 5(2)->2 1275-1700
Queen's Gambit 84/100 3 days 5(1)->2 Open
2000+ Rated Tournament 80/96 3 days 8(1)->3 >2000
MNS # Three Famous Soccer Players from Barcelona 66/96 3 days 8(1)->3 1601-1800

Tournament Legend


Official Invite only Set Position Chess960 No Vacation Premium Only