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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 #067 - Very fast players 2(2)->1+ "U1400 Edition" 79/100 24 hours 2(2)->1+ 800-1400
Sicilian Defence: Dragon Variation 78/100 3 days 5(2)->2 >1500
Speed King #069 - Very fast players 7(1)->3+ "U1500 Edition" 70/98 24 hours 7(1)->3+ 900-1500
Caro-Kann only for 1600-2000 players 68/100 48 hours 5(1)->2+ 1600-2000
The Great Battle IV 66/90 24 hours 6(1)->3 1000-1500

Tournament Legend

Official Invite only Set Position Chess960 No Vacation Premium Only