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Chess Stars Events Calendar

Week of October 22

(All times Eastern)

Day10 am11 am12 pm1 pm2 pm3 pm4 pm5 pm6 pm
22. MonBlitzBulletBlitzBulletBlitzBulletBlitz TournamentBulletOdds
23. TueBlitzBulletBlitzBulletBlitzBulletMaster ChallengeBulletOdds
24. WedBlitzBulletBlitzBulletBlitzBulletBlitz TournamentBulletOdds
25. ThuBlitzBulletBlitzBulletBlitzBulletMaster ChallengeBulletOdds
26. FriBlitzBulletBlitzBulletBlitzBulletBlitz TournamentBulletOdds
27. SatBlitzBulletBlitzBulletBlitzChoose Your Moves and Win!BulletOdds
28. SunBlitzBulletBlitzBulletBlitzChoose Your Moves and Win!BulletOdds

More tournaments every day at 7, 8, & 9 pm!
Credits awarded in every tournament!


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.


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Good luck!

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Refer Your Friends

Refer your friends to Chess Stars.

Earn up to 100 Credits for each referral.


Earn 5000 Credits and get $50!


Click Here to refer friends.


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Choose Your Moves and Win!

Saturday and Sunday at 3 pm Eastern

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


IN EACH GAME:


First: $30, Second: $20, Third: $15, Fourth: $10, Fifth: $5


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 and 1, 5, 7, 9 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 and 12, 2, 8 pm Eastern

Also Monday, Wednesday, 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!


Learn more about Chess Stars Credits...


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