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Titled Tuesday: All The Information

Titled Tuesday: All The Information

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Titled Tuesday is Chess.com's weekly 11-round Swiss tournament for titled players, occurring twice each Tuesday since February 1, 2022.

GM Hikaru Nakamura has won the most Titled Tuesday events since October 20, 2020, with 27 total victories. GM Jeffery Xiong has the second-most with six.


Results

Broadcast

Titled Tuesday airs on YouTube.com/ChesscomLive, Chess.com/TV, and Twitch.tv/Chess with a different commentator each week. The next broadcasts are on April 26.

Schedule

Beginning February 1, 2022, Titled Tuesday occurs every Tuesday at 8 a.m. Pacific and then again at 2 p.m.

Tournament Los Angeles New York Paris Mumbai
1st Tournament 8 a.m. 11 a.m. 17:00 21:30
2nd Tournament 2 p.m. 5 p.m. 23:00 3:30
Note: Due to Daylight Saving, in 2022 the time will be an hour earlier in India from March 16-October 25 and in Europe on March 16 and 23, and an hour later in Europe on November 1.

Format

The format is as follows:

Titled Tuesday
Format Swiss
Rounds 11
Time Control 3+1 Blitz
Tiebreaks Sonneborn-Berger
Breaks After rounds 4 & 8
Approx. Duration 150 minutes (2 hours 30 minutes)

Note For Titled Players

Titled Tuesday requires all players to have their full legal name in their Chess.com profile. Anonymous titled player accounts or accounts found to be using a fake name will not be eligible to win prizes during the event and may be removed from the tournament without notice.

All players must also abide by all rules and site policies found at Chess.com/legal/user-agreement and cooperate fully with Chess.com's fair play detection team. Participants should be prepared to join a Zoom call for proctoring at the arbiter's discretion, and this request may be made between rounds via direct chat in live chess by a Chess.com staff member.

Prize Fund

Place Prize
1st $1,000
2nd $750
3rd $300
4th $150
5th $100
Highest female player $100
Top streamer $100
Total (tournament) $2,500
Total (week) $5,000

History And Records

Titled Tuesday debuted on December 30, 2014 as a monthly nine-round event. It became a weekly tournament on April 7, 2020 and permanently expanded to its current length of 11 rounds on October 20, 2020. On and after February 1, 2022, two tournaments are offered each week.

From June 2 through October 13, 2020, Titled Tuesday was part of the Speed Chess Championship qualification cycle and included a knockout section.

Most Wins

11-Round Single-Tournament Era (Oct. 20, 2020—Jan. 25, 2022)

Name Wins
GM Hikaru Nakamura 16
GM Jeffery Xiong 6
GM Vladislav Artemiev 4
GM Shakhriyar Mamedyarov 3
GM Alireza Firouzja 2
GM Rustam Khusnutdinov 2
IM Le Tuan Minh 2
GM Alexey Sarana 2

Double-Tournament Era (Feb. 1, 2022—present)

Name Wins
GM Hikaru Nakamura 11
GM Dmitry Andreikin 5
GM Ian Nepomniachtchi 3
GM Daniil Dubov 2
GM Baadur Jobava 2
GM Jose Martinez 2
GM Hans Niemann 2
GM Nodirbek Abdusattorov 1
GM Oleksandr Bortnyk 1
GM Magnus Carlsen 1
GM Vladimir Fedoseev 1
GM Alexander Grischuk 1
GM Daniel Naroditsky 1
GM Kirill Shevchenko 1
GM Dariusz Swiercz 1
GM Aryan Tari 1

Highest Scores1

11-Round Era (Both Single- and Double-Tournament) (since Oct. 20, 2020)

Player Score Date
GM Hikaru Nakamura 11 8/17/2021
GM Anton Korobov 10.5 6/22/2021
GM Rustam Khusnutdinov 10.5 9/14/2021

Note: GM Oleksandr Bortnyk scored a perfect 9/9 on October 4, 2016.


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