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Watch Intense Chess: The $1,000 Knockout Invitational | Preview

In Intense Chess on October 12, 2019, the players each start with 1 minute, but have a 10 second delay per move. Here, Mike Kummer and Tracee Stewart compete in a demonstration game.

That 10 seconds acts like a shot clock, making the game play out more like a tennis match, which is exciting for spectators.

Eight-player knockout tournament
All YouTube Stars
$500 1st
$250 2nd
$75 3rd-4th
$25 5th-8th

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Watch Intense Chess: The $1,000 Knockout Invitational | October 12, 2019

In Intense Chess on October 12, 2019, the players each start with 1 minute, but have a 10 second delay per move.

That 10 seconds acts like a shot clock, making the game play out more like a tennis match, which is exciting for spectators.

Eight-player knockout tournament
All YouTube Stars
$500 1st
$250 2nd
$75 3rd-4th
$25 5th-8th

FIRST ROUND:
Jonathan Schrantz vs. Arjun “Adjourn” Puri
Dennis LaRue vs. Michael Pugachev
NM Julian Proleiko vs. "The Sub"
“GM” Ken West vs. “The Mystery Man”

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Intense Chess: The $1,000 Knockout Invitational | Promo

In Intense Chess, the players each start with 1 minute , but have a 10 second delay per move.

That 10 seconds acts like a shot clock, making the game play out more like a tennis match which is exciting for spectators.

8 player Knock-out format
All YouTube Stars
$500 1st
$250 2nd
$75 3rd-4th
$25 5th-8th

Jonathan Schrantz vs. Arjun “Adjourn” Puri

Dennis Larue vs. Michael Pugachev

NM Julian Proleiko vs. Jacob Sanders

“GM” Ken West vs. “Mystery Man”

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Intense Chess: The $1,000 Knockout Invitational

For the first time ever, see a knockout tournament featuring the Saint Louis Chess Club’s greatest YouTube personalities! Intense Chess is a G/1;d10 time control, a brainchild of Mike Kummer. Join GM Pepe Cuenca and NM Caleb Denby for the move-by-move.

2019.10.12

SINGLE-ELIMINATION BRACKET

Jonathan Schrantz (1894 USCF)
vs.
Arjun Puri (1876 USCF)

Dennis LaRue (1446 USCF)
vs.
Michael Pugachev (1525 USCF)

NM Julian Proleiko (2310 USCF)
vs.
Tracee Stewart (893 USCF)

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GM Pepe Cuenca Play The People! | chess24.com

Grandmaster Pepe Cuenca accepts challenges on chess24.com. Along the way, Pepe candidly answers chat questions. Can Pepe avoid blunders while talking about current events in the chess world?

2019.10.10
Producer : Danny Machuca

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Best of the 2019 Midwest Collegiate Championships | Road to 2000

National Master Caleb Denby reviews three games from the Midwest Collegiate Championships at Mizzou.

2019.10.09
Follow along: https://lichess.org/study/UbFeUQmf
Dmitry Gordievsky vs. Dariusz Swiercz, 2019: A09 Reti, advance variation
Nikolas Theodorou vs. Dmitry Gordievsky, 2019: E71 King's Indian, Makagonov system (5.h3)
Nicholas Bartochowski vs. Stavroula Tsolakidou, 2019: A45 Queen's pawn game

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