Dreamhack Rapid and Blitz 2023 starts tomorrow Friday 3rd November
by Shahid Ahmed - 02/11/2023
Dreamhack Rapid and Blitz 2023 starts tomorrow in Hyderabad, Telangana. Four GMs, nine IMs, a WGM and a WIM have confirmed their participation. Total ₹500000 prize fund is up for grabs, ₹300000 for Rapid and ₹200000 for Blitz. Entry is FREE for GM, IM, WGM and WIM. For everyone else, you have to buy a ticket as per your preference which includes participation in the chess tournament. A player can register for either Rapid or Blitz or both, as per their choice. This tournament is unlike any other as it takes place inside a gaming convention, which means loud music and noise will be there throughout the day. So if you haven't registered yet, do it right away. Whoever can block out the noise, focus on their game, will win big and clinch the championship!
4 GMs, 9 IMs, a WGM and a WIM are slated to take part
The confirmed 15 titled players as of this writing are - GM Sankalp Gupta, GM Karthik Venkataraman, GM Arjun Kalyan, GM Deepan Chakkravarthy, IM Nitish Belurkar, IM Sammed Jaykumar Shete, IM Viani Antonio Dcunha, IM FT Harikrishnan A Ra, IM Padmini Rout, IM Raahul V S, IM Ravi Teja S, IM Kushagra Mohan, IM Sharan Rao, WGM Priyanka Nutakki and WIM Harshita Guddanti.
The confirmed top seeds of Dreamhack Rapid and Blitz 2023
Chess at Dreamhack in Hyderabad is here with a prize fund of ₹500000 - 3rd to 5th November | Video: ChessBase India
Dreamhack Rapid and Blitz 2023 is offering a total of ₹500000 prize fund
Total prize fund for Rapid: ₹300000, for Blitz: ₹200000. Check out the image below for entire prize details of both Rapid and Blitz events:
Rapid prize details
Blitz prize details
Note: 31.2% tax will be deducted for prizes worth ₹10000 or more.
Four rounds of Rapid will take place on Friday 3rd November 2023. Five rounds of Rapid games will be played on Saturday 4th November 2023. Nine rounds of Blitz will happen on Sunday 5th November 2023. Check out the image below for the timings.
Dreamhack Rapid and Blitz schedule
Rules and Regulations
Check out the Rules and Regulations mentioned in the image below:
Dreamhack Rapid and Blitz 2023 Rules and Regulations
FREE entry for GM, IM, WGM and WIM. For everyone else, please read carefully, buy the appropriate ticket for chess tournament(s) and your preference: