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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
Groovy CXIII 95/96 3 days 6(2)->3+ 600-1199
Wallyjack's Thematic Tourney Series - Modern Pterodactyl Defence <1199 79/100 3 days 4(2)->2 <1199
Half Wins #2 (2014 May) 65/100 3 days 4(2)->2 <1333
FAST 2 56/96 24 hours 12(2)->2 1200-1700
Practice Unrated 4 38/100 14 days 2(1)->1 Open

Tournament Legend

Official Invite only Set Position Chess960 No Vacation Premium Only