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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
The Chess Tournament That Nobody Could Come Up With A Name For 123/Unlimited 5 days 7(1)->3 >1000
Dutch Defence 78/100 5 days 10(2)->1 >1400
Wallyjacks 200th Anniversary Of Waterloo 18/6/1815 - 1403-1503 78/100 3 days 4(2)->2 1403-1503
fast rooks 003 76/96 14 days 12(1)->3 >600
GeoChess : 2015.July : New York 70/100 3 days 5(2)->2 1275-1700

Tournament Legend

Official Invite only Set Position Chess960 No Vacation Premium Only