Your chance to play at DreamHack Rapid and Blitz with a prize fund of Rs.10 lakh
DreamHack India is the biggest gaming festival in the country. To be held in Hyderabad from 4th to 6th of November 2022, it will witness the gathering of over 20,000 gamers from all across the country! This year, chess has been introduced as a part of the DreamHack. In order to make it like a chess festival, we have the DreamHack Rapid and Blitz with a massive prize fund of Rs.10 lakh! Check out this article to know all about this event which is open to all. There are many prizes and several IMs and GMs have confirmed their participation already.
DreamHack Rapid and Blitz Tournament 2022
The DreamHack Rapid and Blitz tournament will be open to all and will have a total prize fund of Rs.10,00,000. 4th and 5th of November will be the rapid event, while 6th of November will be the Blitz event. The Rapid event has a prize fund of Rs.7,50,000 and the blitz event Rs.2,50,000. The rapid event will have a time control of 15 mins + 10 seconds of increment and 9 rounds (4 rounds on day 1 and 5 rounds on day 2). The blitz event will have a time control of 3 mins + 2 seconds and will have 11 rounds on day 3.
The tournament boasts a huge prize fund, and the following is the Prize structure of the Rapid event:
The Blitz event will have the following prize structure:
The RulebookLike every other tournament, the Dreamhack Rapid and Blitz will also abide by a set of rules and regulations. Take a close look at this before playing, so that you don't have to worry about anything during the event!
How do I register for the event?
There's a 3 in 1 offer for you! With just Rs.1299, you get the opportunity to join the entire Dreamhack event. Apart from the Rapid and Blitz tournament entry, this includes viewing Comedians over the Board, ChessBase India Originals Deathmatch 2.0 between Gukesh and Arjun Erigaisi, and Life is Unfair simul.
Entries/tickets can be booked at:
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Venue and Schedule
The tournament will be held in Hitex exhibition Centre, Hyderabad from November 4th-6th. Here's the full schedule of events:
If you haven't booked your tickets already please do so before the 1st of November!
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