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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
Keven's 120th 90/96 48 hours 12(1)->3+ >1150
french defense 2 81/100 3 days 5(2)->2 Open
960 reasons to love 79/100 48 hours 2(1)->1+ <1960
Groovy CLXIX 68/96 3 days 12(2)->3+ 600-1199
The Bullet Players 100 member Celebratory touney! 51/100 48 hours 5(1)->2 Open

Tournament Legend

Official Invite only Set Position Chess960 No Vacation Premium Only