Online Blitz Chess Money Tournament (1pm April 5th AEST) (updated)

Online Blitz Chess Money Tournament (1pm April 5th AEST) (updated)


Big announcement for Chess players! 

I'll be hosting and streaming an Online Blitz Chess MONEY tournament next Sunday 5th April (1pm AEST; 3am UTC) on The tournament is open to ANY chess players globally and will be a good opportunity to stay connected while we're all isolated.

The prize fund is $300 dollars split by the following;

1st - $125
2nd - $75
3rd - $50

Biggest upset (by FIDE rating) - $25
Best Junior - $25

U1700 prize - One hour of free online coaching from Jack Rodgers Chess awarded to one randomly selected participant below 1700 FIDE.

Enter here for $5AUD:

Once you have entered/paid you can request to join the tournament club here:

Please see the poster for main details and additional details below;

- Tournament Contact - Jack Rodgers (email: for all matters relating to the event.

- Entries must be paid and accepted no later than 5 April 10am AEDT

- Upon payment, players must request to join the tournament club to be able to play. Tournament Club Link:

- Information for joining the tournament in Live Chess will be detailed in the club page in the days leading up to the event.

- Players must provide their (FIDE) ID and full name in the entry form.

- Player payment will be made in AUD via Paypal.

- Prize fund may grow depending on entries. tiebreaks will be used to determine prize winners (no prizes will be shared).

- No responsibility is taken by the organisers for players who disconnect, this is an unfortunate reality of online chess and a stable internet connection is advised.

- The decision is final by the tournament organiser on all disputes relating to the event.

- All games will be subject to's anti-cheating measures. Any player found to be breaking rules will ineligible for prizes, be banned from any future events, and submitted to for removal.

- Prizes will be paid once anti-cheating measures are taken.

Hope to see you there!