Chess Played Quick Bullet Edition 2022: all the information

Chess Played Quick is Chess.com’s event series where top chess streamers speedrun and complete bounties for prizes.

The 2022 Played Chess Quick Bullet Edition start on July 21 at 10:00 a.m. PT/7:00 p.m. CEST. The event features top streamers performing a bullet speedrun to achieve the highest rating possible and complete multiple bounties over two and a half hours. The event counts with a $10,000 prize fundsplit into two sections based on player ratings.


Format

  • Players are divided into two sections (upper and lower) based on their highest Chess.com score (continued below).
  • Players complete a 1+0 ball speed run lasting 2 hours and 30 minutes.
  • Players cannot accept direct challenges during the speedrun or adjust research ranges.
  • Players create a new account to participate in the event.
  • During the speedrun, players try to reach their highest ball score and complete different bounties.

Divisions

The 2022 Chess Played Quick Bullet Edition has two sections according to player ratings. The average score of registered participants determines the section limit; players with an above average rating play in the “Upper” section, while players below average in rating play in the “Lower” section.

Price

The prize for the event is $10,000, including $5,000 for the top three players by ball ranking in each section:

  • 1st: $1,200 (x2)
  • 2nd: $750 (x2)
  • 3rd: $500 (x2)

Premiums

The remaining $5,000 goes to players who complete the following bounties in each section:

  • Longest winning streak: $500 (x2)
  • Fewer errors: $500 (x2)
  • Highest Accuracy (min 50 games): $500 (x2)
  • Win the most games without castling: $500 (x2)
  • Highest percentage of companions in 1 found: $500 (x2)

Winners are determined by Chess.com settings Analysis tool.

Program

The event begins July 21 at 10:00 AM PT/7:00 PM CEST and lasts 2 hours and 30 minutes.

Rules and registration

  • Players will be separated into two different sections (upper and lower) based on the Chess.com peak rating of their main account.
  • Each player will start with a rating of 1000 balls.
  • Accepting direct challenges from other players is not allowed while speedrunning.
  • Players cannot change search settings while speedrunning.
  • There can only be one player participating per stream.
  • Players must register using the official event form – registrations close 48 hours before the event.
  • Players must broadcast their participation in the event.
  • Streamers must identify their accounts with their name.
  • Players must connect their streaming account to Chess.com.

Results

We will post the results here after the event is over.

How to participate

To participate in the event, you must complete the Registration Form below at least 48 hours before the start of the event.

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