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Chess Stars Events Calendar

Week of January 15, 2018

(All times Eastern)

Day2 pm3 pm4 pm5 pm
15. MonBlitzMaster ChallengeHandicap
16. TueBlitzMaster ChallengeHandicap
17. WedBlitzMaster ChallengeHandicap
18. ThuBlitzBulletHandicap
19. FriBlitzBulletMaster Challenge
20. SatBlitzContest: Choose Your Moves and Win!Handicap
21. SunBlitzContest: Choose Your Moves and Win!Handicap

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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!


NOW LARGER cash prizes in every game!


First : $60, Second : $40, Third : $20, Fourth : $15, Fifth : $10


Worst Result : $10 !!!


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


Learn more about Chess Stars Contests...


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Blitz Tournaments

Every Day at 2 pm Eastern

Credit Prizes. First : 30, Second : 20, Third : 10, Fourth: 5


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


Rounds: depending on the number of entrants.


Random: Monday, Thursday and Saturday


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


Scrambled: Tuesday, Friday and Sunday


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


Mirror Chess: Wednesday


Anti-Bot Format: The board is seen in a mirror.


Use your Credits for Contest Crowns!


Members: FREE. Non-members: 5 Credits


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Handicap Tournaments

Monday through Thursday at 4 pm Eastern

Saturday and Sunday at 5 pm Eastern


Credit Prizes. First : 30, Second : 20, Third : 10, Fourth: 5


Anti-Bot Format: The board is seen in a mirror.


Time control: handicapped.


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 (no handicap).


Rounds: depending on the number of entrants.


Members: FREE. Non-members: 5 Credits


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Master Challenge

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday at 3 pm Eastern

Friday at 4 pm Eastern with GM Eltaj Safarli


Members: FREE. Non-members: 5 Credits (includes re-entry).


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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