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Nakamura's Bullet Chess Speedrun Presented By Stella Artois

Nakamura's Bullet Chess Speedrun Presented By Stella Artois

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Known for inviting everyone to savor life with those who matter most, Stella Artois is partnering with GM Hikaru Nakamura and Chess.com to bring the chess community together to once more make history! On June 1 starting at 2 p.m. Pacific/23:00 Central Europe, the bullet extraordinaire will go live for the Bullet Chess Speedrun presented by Stella Artois, where the grandmaster will push to break the world record of most unique people beaten in one hour in the 1|0 bullet time control.

Known for his impressive speed and cunning moves, Nakamura will face community members to try to break the current record of 32.

In this unique event, you will have the chance to participate in Chess.com's world record attempt with one of the greatest online bullet players of all time! If you're a U.S. resident and are 21 years of age or over, follow this link to Stella Artois' website and sign-up to face the bullet legend.

Nakamura Bullet Chess Speedrun
Nakamura's Bullet Chess Speedrun presented by Stella Artois will be an amazing event. Photo: Maria Emelianova/Chess.com.

“Stella Artois making a move into chess is an unexpected, yet perfect, match,” said Lara Krug, VP of Marketing, Stella Artois. “Like our beer, chess is meant to be savored together. It’s such a beautiful game where you truly take the time to soak up every moment of the match and enjoy each other’s company, which is made even better with a Stella Artois in hand.”

Like our beer, chess is meant to be savored together. It’s such a beautiful game where you truly take the time to soak up every moment of the match and enjoy each other’s company, which is made even better with a Stella Artois in hand.
—Lara Krug, Stella Artois' VP of Marketing

All the action will be broadcast live on Chess.com/TV and on Nakamura's Twitch channel with the grandmaster commentating on the games himself.

As viewers enjoy the high-speed, adrenaline-packed broadcast, Stella Artois will be giving away prizes every time Nakamura wins a game, with bigger prizes as the grandmaster strides closer to the record. Live viewers will be able to use the command "!StellaChessGiveaway" in chat to get a chance at winning.

In celebration of the event, Stella Artois is also releasing limited-edition Stella Chess Chalices and chessboards. Their merchandise will be available for purchase at ShopBeerGear.com starting on June 2nd until supplies last.

How many games do you think Nakamura will win in an hour? Will he break the record, or shatter it?! Let us know in the comment section below!

Materials related to the event should not, under any circumstances, be forwarded to individuals under the legal drinking age in their respective communities.

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