Pack your bags—you’re coming to Miami!

Saturday, August 20th &
Sunday, August 21st

Be part of the FTX Summer of Chess, the first ever Champions Chess Tour leg that lets fans watch LIVE! Meet the Tour Players, play chess on the beach, watch the action live in person, and stay in style at the Nobu & Eden Roc Hotel right on Miami Beach! Get your ticket now!

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Early bird prices available until August 5th

ABOUT

Coming to Miami?Here's everything you need to know!

The FTX Summer of Chess weekend will be hosted in the Eden Roc Miami Beach Hotel.

The package does not include food during the day but there are different restaurants and a snack bar you can visit in the hotel. 

The hotel offers different options for parking, but they are not included in the package. 

More info at https://www.edenrochotelmiami.com/about/faq

 

This info is for the visitors with packages including the hotel. Go to the Eden Roc reception and say the name you have included in the form and they will have you in the system. In case there is any misunderstanding when checking in, please go to our Badge Pick Up desk (behind Eden Roc Reception) or write to us immediately at miami@chess24.com and we will go as soon as possible to the reception to help you out.

We will send all the bundles Chessable Pro-membership, chess24 Premium membership & NewinChess Full Year Digital Magazine Subscription, worth more than $400, within two weeks after the event to your email. 

We have capacity restrictions in the hotel, so we ask you to visit only if you have a ticket and you have filled out the form we have sent you. If you want to invite a +1, please buy their ticket at chess24.com/miami . If they are children, use the code CHILDREN before checking out and get 15% off but do not attend if you don’t have a ticket. We will check the Form you have filled and sent us previously, and also the order from our shop and give the badge to only the visitors that we have in our system.

We will try to stick to the schedule as much as possible, but since the FTX Crypto Cup event is a live tournament, we apologize in advance for any inconvenience or last-minute rescheduling.

Saturday, August 20th

9:30am – 3:30pm  BADGE PICK-UP

Collect your chess set and t-shirt together with your own lanyard and badge. Please be ready to show us the order purchase from Shopify + ID.

10:00am- 11:30am CHESS ON THE BEACH: Our staff – IM El Divis, FM Will Stewart, WIM Lilia Fuentes & more! – are going to be waiting for you to play some blitz next to the beach outside Eden Roc Hotel. If you win against them, you will win a surprise prize! And if you lose, then you will have to go jump into the sea (lol! just kidding :))

12:00pm-5:00pm FTX Crypto Cup Watch Party

Have you ever been to an Esports Chess event? Have you ever been in the same playing area as the World Chess Champion? FTX Summer of Chess has it all. We will have seats in the viewing area in front of the playing hall. PLEASE  BE QUIET AND KEEP YOUR PHONE 100% MUTED. Any sound or extra light could affect the players or the broadcast, so we ask you to be respectful in this space.

3:00pm-4:00pm Simul with WGM Yaniet Marrero & IM Tania Sachdev

Yaniet and Tania will play against the bravest chess players in the world! Please remember to confirm your participation when you are picking up your badge.

4:00pm-5:00pm Meet & Greet With  Players from the Meltwater Champions Chess Tour 

5:00pm- 6:30pm Learn “Starchess” & Play with Laszlo Polgar 

Did you know that Lazlo Polgar, father of the famous Sisters Polgar, invented a new chess variant called  Starchess? Get familiar with Starchess here:  http://polgarstarchess.com/  and get ready to learn & practice with the best!

7:00pm-9:00pm FTX Summer of Chess Blitz Tournament, $1500 in prizes.

Please find the regulations in a separate document.

Sunday, August 21st

9:30am 3:30pm BADGE PICK-UP 

Collect your chess set and t-shirt together with your own lanyard and badge. Please be ready to show us the order purchase from Shopify + ID.

11:00am- 12:00pm Simul with GM Ron Henley

Please remember to confirm your participation when you are picking up your badge.

12:00pm-5:00pm FTX Crypto Cup Watch Party

Have you ever been to an Esports Chess event? Have you ever been in the same playing area as the World Chess Champion? FTX Summer of Chess has it all. We will have seats in the viewing area in front of the playing hall. PLEASE  BE QUIET AND KEEP YOUR PHONE 100% MUTED. Any sound or extra light could affect the players or the broadcast, so we beg you to be careful in this space.

3:00pm-4:00pm Banter Blitz against the chess24 staff!

Our staff – IM El Divis, FM Will Stewart, WIM Lilia Fuentes, IM Tania Sachdev, etc-  & special guests like GM Alejandro Ramirez will play blitz while talking about their moves against all of you!

4:00pm-5:00pm Meet & Greet CCT Players

5:00pm- 6:30pm Tournament “Starchess” hosted by Laszlo Polgar $1000 in prizes

Lazlo Polgar, the father of the famous Sisters Polgar, invented a new chess variant called  Starchess. He will host the first closed FTX Starchess tournament and show who is the boss!

Get familiar with Starchess here:  http://polgarstarchess.com/

Please feel free to share your experience in Social Media. Our hashtags are #Chesschamps and #FTXCryptoCup

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