Online Chess Tournaments

Online Chess Tournaments

  • Find out how good you really are!

    You don't know how good (or bad!) you are until you have stacked up against other players. Choose to compete in Official Chess.com site-wide tournaments or smaller round-robin tournaments. You can play regular chess, Chess960, or thematic games like the King's Gambit!

    • It's FREE and easy!
    • Play in your browser - nothing to download!
    • Play against friends and other Chess.com members and see how you stack up!
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Upcoming Live Tournaments

NameTime ControlFormat
Rapid Tournament 10|0 Swiss
Lightning Tournament 1|0 Swiss
Blitz Tournament 5|0 Swiss
Standard Tournament 15|10 Swiss
Super Blitz Tournament 3|0 Swiss
Bullet Tournament 2|1 Swiss
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Upcoming Turn-Based Tournaments

NamePlayersTime ControlFormatRating Range
96 Premium Member Tournament 78/96 48 hours 6(1)->3 1600-1800
2nd chance 1250-1400 78/96 24 hours 6(1)->2 1250-1400
Glenn Frey Memorial 71/100 3 days 5(1)->2 Open
Chess Tournament Neomv 2016 57/96 48 hours 8(2)->2 1800-2100
Speed King #132 - Very fast players 3(2)->1 U1500 51/99 24 hours 3(2)->1 <1500

Tournament Legend


Official Invite only Set Position Chess960 No Vacation Premium Only