General Jun 29, 2020 | 4:00 AMby chess24 staff

Semifinals FantasyChess Contest




Enter our Semis contest ➡ Semifinals Fantasy

Results available here - Follow your progress in all Fantasy events ➡ Results


With less than 24 hours between the quarterfinals and semis, there is not much time - but it was just enough for Greg Shahade to create a contest.  Enter and hope the others sleep on it!

As always, you can either pick by throwing darts, or have a deep strategy.  Look at these two sample questions:



With all the players so evenly matched, no choice is easy.  Magnus gets a little "reverse bonus" for wins vs losses - but picking Ding Liren to win games gives a nice reward.

See which picks were popular in the contest:











Meanwhile, we are happy to announce the winners of our Quarterfinals contest.  In first place is a strong French GM - Jean-Marc Degraeve - one of less than a handful of victors who also hold a title of chess nobility.  



Here are how FFL's are did in the Quarterfinals and are doing in the overall contest. Are we all rooting for MrDodgy?






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