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Chess.com Announces 2022 SCC Bracket Contest


The 2022 Speed Chess Championship most important occasion begins in lower than every week! Sixteen of the world’s high gamers will discover out who’s the quickest on their ft as they vie for the world’s most prestigious on-line pace chess title. 

This can be your likelihood (as a part of the Chess.com group) to win a $10,000 prize. However, to win the prize, you’ll want to choose the right bracket! The deadline for submitting your prediction is the beginning of the primary spherical, on Wednesday, November 23 at 8:00 a.m. PT/17:00 CET.

2022 Chess.com SCC partiicpants

This must-see occasion for lovers of quick chess contains a who’s-who of established superstars and reigning champions. Participants embrace world champion GM Magnus Carlsen, world Fischer Random champion GM Hikaru Nakamura, world speedy champion GM Nodirbek Abdusattorov, world blitz champion GM Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, world championship contenders GMs Ian Nepomniachtchi and Ding Liren, and extra!

But who will win? If you assume you’ll be able to predict each match and grow to be proper, you may simply be the fortunate winner of $10,000 in chilly, laborious money.

Chess.com's CGC Bracket Contest

Whether you decide based mostly on a long time of chess information and evaluation, otherwise you guess randomly based mostly on nothing however your intestine feeling, you have to submit your prediction to be in to win.

How To Enter

How do you enter? Simply click on the button above or observe this hyperlink to Challonge.com (a third-party website) and full your bracket there. There isn’t any buy mandatory for entry.

The deadline for submitting your prediction is earlier than the beginning of the primary spherical, on Wednesday, November 23 at 8:00 a.m. Pacific time/17:00 Central European Time.

Please identify your bracket together with your Chess.com username and your prediction of the ultimate match rating. Do not skip these steps—your last rating prediction will probably be used to interrupt ties!

Note: If you shouldn’t have a Challonge account, it can save you the URL for the bracket to simply discover again to it. It is necessary to “edit” from the URL or the hyperlink is not going to work after the submission deadline.

Prizes

Only an ideal bracket will win the $10,000 prize. That stated, we’re nonetheless awarding prizes to the highest finishers no matter last rating. These are:








Place Prize
1st Premium care bundle + secret bonus prize
2nd Standard care bundle + secret bonus prize
third Standard care bundle + secret bonus prize
4th-Fifth 3-Month Chess.com Diamond Membership + secret bonus prize
Sixth-Tenth 3-Month Chess.com Diamond Membership
Eleventh-Twentieth 1-Month Chess.com Diamond Membership

Every “care bundle” comes with a three-month diamond membership, Chess.com stickers, and a Chess.com keychain, pen, and beanie. The “Premium” care bundle provides a Chess.com hoodie and a water bottle, whereas the “Standard” care bundle features a Chess.com t-shirt.

Scoring And Tiebreaks

Scoring will probably be stored linearly—see the desk under. This technique locations extra emphasis on predicting every particular person match reasonably than the general champion.

Of course, if you need an ideal bracket, you may nonetheless must establish the proper champion.







Round Points Per Match Total Points In Round
Round of 16 1 8
Quarterfinals 2 8
Semifinals 3 6
Finals 4 4
Perfect Score

26

Tiebreaks

Ties will probably be damaged each for the general bracket and for the right bracket. As such, just one participant at most will win the prize.

Challonge breaks ties with:

  1. Number of appropriate picks

Chess.com’s extra tiebreak figuring out components:

  1. Correct winner predicted
  2. Correct finals rating predicted
  3. Nearest margin of victory
  4. Closest to the proper rating of match winner
  5. The final tiebreaker is the order your bracket was submitted (earlier is best).

In any of the eventualities above, the dropping tiebreakers rank as no. 2, 3, 4 and many others. Note that tiebreakers don’t apply within the case of a number of individuals deciding on good brackets.

The most important occasion begins on November 23—you’ll want to submit your bracket upfront and never miss out on the probabilities at prizes and memberships! 

Note: This contest is void in all areas the place prohibited by state, municipal or federal legislation.


Procedures for Contacting and Announcing Winners, and Giving Out Prizes

We will probably be in contact with winners via Messages on Chess.com, or by way of the e-mail offered of their submission.

Contact will probably be made inside 1 calendar week after the competition ends.

If prizes are given out constantly all through an occasion, contact will probably be made 1 week after the occasion ends.

In contests the place winners are picked randomly from chats on Twitch, YouTube and Chess.com., everybody who gave the proper reply will probably be raffled utilizing a software program that can guarantee an neutral and random choice of winners.

By collaborating within the occasion, you might be consenting to Chess.com utilizing your identify/picture for goal of administration, prize fulfilment, use in a publicly accessible winners listing, and associated Chess.com occasion promotion.

NB: If you might have obtained no contact after every week, you’ll be able to declare your prize by contacting assist@chess.com

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