7 Reasons To Play The 2018 Chess.com Daily Chess Championship
Chess.com 2018 Daily Chess Championship

7 Reasons To Play The 2018 Chess.com Daily Chess Championship‎

NM SamCopeland
84 | Fun & Trivia

Registration is open for the 2018 Chess.com Daily Chess Championship, set to begin at 12 a.m. Pacific on January 1. This is the first such tournament we have organized on Chess.com.

Here are seven reasons you should sign up!

7. Experience the most epic daily tournament yet on Chess.com!

With a massive player pool, one day per move, no vacation time, and 12-player sections in which only the winner advances, the 2018 Chess.com Daily Chess Championship will be a thrilling and unique experience. Don't wait until next year; join today!


6. Make friends on Chess.com.

Like everything, Chess.com is better with friends, but it's not always easy to connect with other chess players in live chess. Daily chess games are a great way to get to know some of the most dedicated and affable members of the Chess.com community. Strike up a discussion in the game chat and meet players from all around the globe!


5. Play against IM Danny Rensch, CEO Erik, and loads of Chess.com staff.

Many Chess.com notables will be playing in this tournament. Get the chance to go toe to toe with them and either beat them or learn from them!

IM Danny Rensch, Chess.com

4. Have your games publicized by Chess.com.

Tweet us your best games with the #dailychesschamps or post them in the comments on the tournament page, and we'll be sharing some of the best games on social media for Chess.com. Maybe you'll be the one to win with a smothered mate or epic queen sacrifice and become internet famous?


3. Start the new year off right.

If you are anything like us, you've got some chess-related New Year's resolutions. Playing and analyzing more games is a great way to learn. In this tournament, players will play 22 games against the 11 other players in their section (one with White and one with Black).

We recommend using our new features to save analysis as you go to document your thoughts. Then look back afterwards and see how your thoughts agreed with our computer analysis or your opponent's ideas.


2. Help make this the largest tourney ever held on Chess.com.

At the time of writing, nearly 1,000 chess players are registered to play. To our knowledge, the largest tournament held on Chess.com is this inspiring behemoth with 2,522 players. Over 14,000 games were played!

We think this tournament can pass that. Can it even be the first tournament with over 3,000 players? Sign up and help us cross this threshold!


1. Become the 2018 Daily Chess Champion!

It's going to be a hard road, but one highly skilled player will become the 2018 Daily Chess Champion! Maybe that player will be you?

2018 Chess.com Daily Chess Championship

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