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Chess Done Quick Puzzles Edition: All The Information

Chess Done Quick Puzzles Edition: All The Information

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Chess Done Quick is the new series of monthly events for streamers. Every month, top streamers will create new accounts and do a live speedrun using one of Chess.com's features.

On May 31 at 12 p.m. Pacific/21:00 Central European the event kicks off with its first edition, Chess Done Quick: Puzzles Speed Run. Streamers will have four hours to collect as many bounties as possible, with 15 main bounties and six hidden ones. The event has a total prize fund of $10,000.


Broadcast

Fans will be able to watch the live broadcast of the event on Chess.com/TV and our Twitch Channel.

Format

The event will start on May 31 at 12 p.m. Pacific/21:00 Central European, lasting for four hours. Players will do a puzzle speedrun where they will attempt to collect as many bounties as possible.

Rules and Signup

  • Players must sign up using the event's official form—applications close 48 hours before the event;
  • Players will be separated into two different categories (Open or U2000-rated) according to their peak Chess.com blitz rating;
  • The first player to finish each task and send in video or image proof collects the bounty;
  • Every player participating will start with a 400 rating;
  • There can only be one player participating per stream.
  • Hidden bounties will be announced on our official broadcast at the beginning of every hour.

Prizes

Open Prizes:

  • Highest rating at the end: $1,500
  • 2nd highest rating: $750
  • 3rd highest rating: $500

U2000 Prizes:

  • Highest rating at the end: $1,000
  • 2nd highest rating: $500
  • 3rd highest rating: $250

CDQ 2021 Puzzles

Bounties

Hidden Bounties

  • There will be three different hidden bounties per section during the event;
  • Hidden bounties will be announced on stream at the beginning of each hour, starting at the top of the 2nd hour;
  • Each hidden bounty will have a 30-minute countdown timer announced on Chess.com's official stream.

Open Bounties:

  • Longest puzzle streak: $500
  • First to hit 2200 tactics rating: $250
  • First to tweet proof of underpromotion tactic that ended in checkmate: $250
  • First to tweet proof of a mate in five or more: $250

U2000 Bounty Prizes:

  • Longest streak: $500
  • First to hit 1600 tactics rating: $500
  • First to tweet proof of a pawn checkmate: $250
  • First to Tweet proof of Mate in 3 or more: $250

Hidden Bounties (Open)

  • Hidden bounty 1 (announced 60-minutes in): $500
    • 3-minute Puzzle Rush! The next 30 minutes a prize is open for the longest 3-minute puzzle rush! Prize closes at 1:35 PT - Get your clips in by then!
  • Hidden bounty 2 (announced 2-hours in): $500
    • Puzzle Bounty for the next 30 minutes a prize is open for the most Puzzle Battle points. The clip you send in needs to showcase how many puzzle battle points you earned in the last 30 minutes! Your score has to come from the DAILY leaderboard! Get your clips in by 2:35 PT!
  • Hidden bounty 3 (announced 3-hours in): $500
    • Puzzle Rush Survival! You have 30 minutes to get the best score in Puzzle Rush Survival. Your clip needs to be in by 3:35PT. Good luck!

Hidden Bounties (U2000)

  • Hidden bounty 1 (announced 60-minutes in): $250
    • 3-minute Puzzle Rush! The next 30 minutes a prize is open for the longest 3-minute puzzle rush! Prize closes at 1:35 PT - Get your clips in by then!
  • Hidden bounty 2 (announced 2-hours in): $250
    • Puzzle Bounty For the next 30 minutes a prize is open for the most Puzzle Battle points. The clip you send in needs to showcase how many puzzle battle points you earned in the last 30 minutes! Your score has to come from the DAILY leaderboard! Get your clips in by 2:35 PT!
  • Hidden bounty 3 (announced 3-hours in): $250
    • Puzzle Rush Survival! You have 30 minutes to get the best score in Puzzle Rush Survival. Your clip needs to be in by 3:35PT. Good luck!

Schedule

The event will start on May 31 at 12 p.m. Pacific/21:00 Central European, lasting for four hours. Hidden bounties will be announced on our official broadcast at the beginning of every hour.

Streaming And Identification Requirements

Streamers who want to participate in the event must abide by all the rules below:

  • Players must stream their participation in the event;
  • Streamers must identify their accounts with their name;
  • Only one player per stream is allowed to solve the puzzles;
  • The player's streaming account must be connected to Chess.com.

Results

How To Participate

To participate in the event, fill out the official sign up form below, applications close 48 hours before the event:

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