1 VS 1
May 31, 2022 11:37 am
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The 2022 Junior Speed Chess Championship presented by SIG is the latest edition of Chess.com’s top event for young players, featuring a $35,000 prize fund. This year’s edition begins on March 31 and lasts until the final on May 13. The previous two editions have been won by GM Nihal […]
Qualifiers Each qualifier tournament consists of an invite-only knockout with eight players Each single-elimination match lasts 14 games: two at a 5+1 time control, four games at 3+1, and eight at 1+1 The first player to score 7.5 wins the match In the event of a 7-7 tie in the quarterfinals or semifinals, players play 1+1 with alternating colors until someone wins A tie in the final is broken by a four-game 1+1 match If the final remains tied, then an Armageddon game is played. White gets five minutes (no increment) and must win, with a bidding system to determine who plays Black with draw odds: Players communicate privately the amount of time they are willing to get to play as Black; the lower time offered wins the bid and that player starts with the amount of time bid. Winner advances to Main Event
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