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Chess Stars Events Calendar

Week of June 18

(All times Eastern)

Day3 pm4 pm5 pm6 pm
18. MonBlitzQUALIFIERMaster ChallengeTime Odds
19. TueBlitzQUALIFIERMaster ChallengeTime Odds
20. WedBlitzQUALIFIERMaster ChallengeTime Odds
21. ThuBlitzQUALIFIERMaster ChallengeTime Odds
22. FriBlitzQUALIFIERMaster ChallengeTime Odds
23. SatBlitzChoose Your Moves and Win! (TWO GAMES)Time Odds
24. SunBlitzCASH BULLET FINALCLUB MEMBER CASH BULLETTime Odds

The five winners of the QUALIFIER tournaments Monday through Friday play the CASH BULLET FINAL Sunday at 4 pm Eastern for $15 / $10 / $5 !

Every QUALIFIER also awards four prizes: 30 Credits, 20, 15 and 10 Credits!

All QUALIFIER and CASH BULLET tournaments are played at 1 minute per game plus 1 second (delay) per move and use our Anti-Bot Format (the board is seen in a mirror).


Contest Information

See Details Below


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Grand Chess Tour Paris

Wednesday June 20 to Sunday June 24 at 8 am Eastern

Early start (6 am Eastern) Thursday and Sunday. Starts 8 am other days.


Live on ChessStars.com


Video commentary by GM Yasser Seirawan, IM Jovanka Houska, GM Alejandro Ramirez, GM Maurice Ashley and GM Romain Edouard


Video commentary is also available in French.


Event Details


Watch It Live...

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Choose Your Moves and Win!

Saturday at 4 pm Eastern (TWO GAMES)

Chess Stars Contests offer terrific cash prizes for predicting the moves in a live Chess Match. Cheating is impossible, and anyone can win!


IN EACH GAME:


First: $50, Second: $30, Third: $20, Fourth: $15, Fifth: $10


Sixth: 50 Credits, Seventh: 30 Credits, Eighth: 10 Credits


Grand Prize for winning ten contest games in a row : $2500


Learn more about Chess Stars Contests...


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Cash Bullet Final Tournament

Sunday at 4 pm Eastern

Cash Prizes. First : $15, Second : $10, Third : $5


More Prizes! Fourth : 30, Fifth : 20, Sixth : 15, Seventh: 10 Credits


Time control: 1 minute per game + 1 second per move (delay)


Anti-Bot Format (the board is seen in a mirror)


Five DOUBLE Rounds.


Open to the winners of the QUALIFIER tournaments!


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Club Member Cash Bullet Tournament

Sunday at 5 pm Eastern

Cash Prizes. First : $15, Second : $10, Third : $5


More Prizes! Fourth : 30, Fifth : 20, Sixth : 15, Seventh: 10 Credits


Time control: 1 minute per game + 1 second per move (delay)


Rounds: depending on the number of entrants.


Open to Chess Stars Club Members, Only


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Blitz Tournaments

EVERY DAY at 3 pm Eastern

Credit Prizes. First : 30, Second : 20, Third : 15, Fourth: 10


Time control: 2 minutes per game + 1 second per move (delay)


Rounds: depending on the number of entrants.


Random: Monday, Thursday, Saturday


Random has 2880 symmetrical start positions and follows the normal rules of Chess.


Scrambled: Tuesday, Friday Sunday


Scrambled has 622,728 exciting start positions and follows the normal rules of Chess.


Regular Chess: Wednesday


Use your Credits for Contest Crowns!


Members: FREE. Non-members: 5 Credits


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Time Odds Tournaments

EVERY DAY at 6 pm Eastern

Credit Prizes. First : 30, Second : 20, Third : 15, Fourth: 10


Regular Chess


Time control: varies with each game.


Time odds based on difference of all-time high ratings.


Difference >= 400 rating points: 4 minutes to 1.


Difference >= 300 points: 3 minutes to 1.


Difference >= 200 points: 2 minutes to 1.


Difference >= 100 points: 3 minutes to 2 minutes.


Difference < 100 rating points: 2 minutes each.


Rounds: depending on the number of entrants.


Members: FREE. Non-members: 5 Credits.


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Master Challenge

Monday through Friday at 5 pm Eastern

Members: FREE. Non-members: 5 Credits.


FREE for all Titled Players (FM, IM, GM, WFM, WIM, WGM).


Play a Chess Master for Credits.


20 Credits for every win. 10 Credits for every draw!


Learn more about Chess Stars Credits...


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