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Chess Stars Events Calendar

Week of September 17

(All times Eastern)

Day10 am11 am12 pm1 pm2 pm3 pm4 pm5 pm6 pm
17. MonBlitzBulletBlitzBulletBlitzBulletBlitz TournamentBulletOdds
18. TueBlitzBulletBlitzBulletBlitzBulletMaster ChallengeBulletOdds
19. WedBlitzBulletBlitzBulletBlitzBulletBlitz TournamentBulletOdds
20. ThuBlitzBulletBlitzBulletBlitzBulletMaster ChallengeBulletOdds
21. FriBlitzBulletBlitzBulletBlitzBulletBlitz TournamentBulletOdds
22. SatBlitzBulletBlitzBulletBlitzChoose Your Moves and Win!BulletOdds
23. SunBlitzBulletBlitzBulletBlitzChoose Your Moves and Win!BulletOdds

Contest Information

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Credits to Cash!

Earn 5000 Credits and get $50!

Get Cash for your Credits.


You must be a Chess Stars Club Member playing under your real name to use this offer.


Learn more about Chess Stars Club Membership...


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Refer your friends to Chess Stars.

Earn up to 100 Credits for each referral.


Earn 5000 Credits and get $50!


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Choose Your Moves and Win!

Saturday and Sunday at 3 pm Eastern

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


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Bullet Tournaments

EVERY DAY at 11 am, 1 pm and 5 pm Eastern

Also Monday through Friday at 3 pm Eastern


Prizes in Credits! First : 30, Second : 20, Third : 15, Fourth: 10 Credits


Time control: 1 minute per game (plus 1 second delay at 11 am and 3 pm)


Rounds: depending on the number of entrants.


Members: FREE. Non-members: 5 Credits

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Blitz Tournaments

EVERY DAY at 10 am, 12 pm and 2 pm Eastern

Also Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 4 pm Eastern


Prizes in Credits! First : 30, Second : 20, Third : 15, Fourth: 10 Credits


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


Rounds: depending on the number of entrants.


10 am, 12 pm and 4 pm Events: Regular Chess


2 pm Events, as follows:


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

Prizes in Credits! First : 30, Second : 20, Third : 15, Fourth: 10 Credits


Format: 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

Tuesday and Thursday at 4 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!


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