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Announcing The 2021 Bughouse World Championship

Announcing The 2021 Bughouse World Championship

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We are happy to announce the 2021-2022 Bughouse World Championship! The beloved variant championship starts on November 8 and will extend through January 2022. The strongest bughouse players in the world will come together to fight for their piece of the $5,000 prize fund. With an open and a U2000 section, the event is sure to be entertaining for players of all levels!

Bughouse has always been one of the favorite and most popular chess variants in the world. Already a tradition in over-the-board tournaments, the variant also took the internet by storm after it became available on Chess.com. Since then, many elite players and streamers have enjoyed playing bughouse online, including incredibly strong GMs like Hikaru Nakamura and Yasser Seirawan.

The event is being organized by bughouse expert Chuck Moulton and members of the bughouse community on Chess,com. Moulton will be providing commentary throughout the event. He is a known streamer in the chess variants community and has vast experience in bughouse. Make sure you tune in to his Twitch channel as well as Chess.com's events channel to enjoy the live broadcast of the event!

You can fill out the official sign-up form below until November 5 if you want to jump in on the bughouse action. For more information about the event, check out Moulton's guide here.

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