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Chess.com Legends Arena: All The Information

Chess.com Legends Arena: All The Information

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Please note that this event is no longer active.

The Chess.com Legends Arena was a monthly event for players who had advanced all the way to the Legend League, the most elite League on Chess.com. Players competed in 3+0 blitz Arenas in three different rating categories for their piece of the $1,050 monthly prize fund. Events ran on the last Friday of every month of 2022.


Players

Every player in the Legend League could participate in the Chess.com Legends Arena.

Format

  • Players competed in monthly Arenas.
  • The time control was 3+0.
  • Arenas lasted for 90 minutes.
  • The top three players in each blitz rating category (open, U1800, and U1200) won cash prizes.
  • Rating categories were based on players' ratings after the Arena was over.
  • Standard Chess.com arena tiebreaks applied.

Chess.com Legends Arena Format

Prizes

There were three prize categories based on players' Chess.com blitz rating at the end of each Arena. The categories and prizes are described below:

Open Prizes

  • 1st - $200
  • 2nd - $100
  • 3rd - $50

U1800

  • 1st - $200
  • 2nd - $100
  • 3rd - $50

U1200

  • 1st - $200
  • 2nd - $100
  • 3rd - $50

Every month, five random arena participants also received a free one-month membership.

Chess.com Legends Arena Prizes

Schedule

Chess.com Legends Arena is no longer running. Past events happened on the following dates:

  • May 27
  • June 24
  • July 29
  • August 26
  • September 30
  • October 28
  • November 25
  • December 30
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