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Bullet Chess Championship 2023: Carlsen, Nakamura and Firouzja confirmed

Bullet Chess Championship 2023: Carlsen, Nakamura and Firouzja confirmed


Chess.com’s blistering Bullet Chess Championship is again with a star-studded posse of the quickest gunslingers within the recreation able to duel. This yr’s quickfire one-minute chess match, which runs July 17 to 21, boasts its strongest line-up ever.

World primary GM Magnus Carlsen, reigning champion and legendary streamer GM Hikaru Nakamura, and the younger hotshot GM Alireza Firouzja have all put their hats in for the $100,000 prize pool occasion. These three are typically thought-about to be the strongest bullet gamers on the planet, and this would be the first time that every one three are enjoying on this occasion collectively.

GM Andrew Tang, the sensible 23-year-old bullet chess specialist from Illinois, shall be gunning for revenge over Nakamura, who defeated him 11-8 in an exhilarating closing final yr.

One other huge contender on the roster is GM Daniel Naroditsky, who warmed up for the occasion by placing in an electrical efficiency to win Saturday’s Bullet Brawl forward of Carlsen and Nakamura. The 2023 Bullet Chess Championship shall be additional intensified with the presence of GMs Anish Giri and Eric Hansen.

Three qualifiers open to all titled gamers shall be held this week, with six locations in the primary occasion up for grabs. They may happen on Thursday, July 6, at 12 p.m. ET/18:00 CEST and two on July 7: 12 p.m. PT/18:00 CEST and three p.m. ET/21:00 CEST. In the primary occasion, 16 gamers in complete will compete in a double-elimination bracket, with the winner taking residence $20,000.

All video games are 1+0, and matches are half-hour lengthy with a break on the 15-minute mark. Within the occasion of a tie, gamers proceed to play, alternating colours, till a participant wins a recreation.

The reside broadcast shall be aired on Chess.com/TV or on our Twitch channel, with skilled commentary supplied by Chess.com’s crew. You can even catch all our reside broadcasts on YouTube.com/ChesscomLive and sustain with each element of the occasion on Chess.com/Occasions.



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