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Choose Your Moves and Win!

Saturday and Sunday at 3 pm ET

Chess Stars Contests offer you the opportunity to win amazing prizes by predicting the moves to be played in a live match between Chess Masters.

Chess Stars Anniversary Contest Ladder

Saturday: IM Abdulov vs. GM Lenderman
Sunday: GM Safarli vs. GM Izoria

SIX prizes in every game!

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

New! Worst Result : $10

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

10 Credits to enter (per game). Free to Club Members!

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Game Race Day

Tuesday October 17

From midnight to midnight (Eastern)

Prizes for the most wins, or most games played, in one day!

Most Wins: 1st $25, 2nd $15, 3rd $10, 4th 15 Credits, 5th 10 Credits

Most Games: 1st $25, 2nd $15, 3rd $10, 4th 15 Credits, 5th 10 Credits

Non-Stop Tournaments with 5 minute breaks!

Only Tournament Games will be counted.

All WINS (including BYES) count both as a game played and a game won.
Losses and Draws (20 moves or more) count as games played.

* Chess Stars reserves the right not to award prizes if it determines or believes that duplicate accounts or "junk games" were used to inflate results *

No entry fees, free to all!

New! Live Lecture

Thursday Oct 19 at 4:00 pm ET

Featuring GM Gadir Guseinov

A Grand Master teaches and takes your questions

Live on ChessStars.com!

Blitz for Cash & Credits

EVERY DAY (except Tuesday) at 5 pm Eastern

2 minutes per game + 1 second delay per move

First Place : $5, then Credits : 40 / 30 / 20 / 10 (all by tiebreak)

Use your Credits to get Contest Crowns!

Monday: Random

Other days: Regular, Anti-Bot - all games start with the same two moves

(Different starting moves for each tournament)

Rounds: depending on the number of entrants.

10 Credits to enter, free to Club Members!

Master Challenge

Monday, Wednesday, Friday at 4 pm Eastern

Master Challenge is free to all!

Your chance to play a strong Chess Master.

20 Credits for a win, or 10 Credits for a draw!

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