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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
Wallyjack's "Home,James,and don't spare the horses!" 1201-1350 95/100 3 days 4(2)->2 1201-1350
Elsass Fast Chess #5 - 5(2)->2+ >U1400 86/100 24 hours 5(2)->2+ >1400
come on! lets relax! 68/100 14 days 5(1)->2 Open
Keven's 120th 62/96 48 hours 12(1)->3+ >1150
Sun and Sand Under 1400 Tournament 2015 41/100 3 days 10(1)->3 <1400

Tournament Legend

Official Invite only Set Position Chess960 No Vacation Premium Only