Chess has seen a renaissance thanks to streamer interest, and many content creators routinely utilize the classic board game as a middle-ground for collaborations, with none as exciting as Tournament Arc 2.
The sequel to the AniTuber exclusive event, which explains its ad-hoc name, will pit the aforementioned community against FGC, Smash, and even Vtuber personalities.
Let's cut to the chase and take a look at everything you need to know about Chess' Tournament Arc 2.
Tournament Arc 2 - Schedule and format
The first half of Tournament Arc 2 will be played from 16th July to the 18th, with the second half scheduled for 22nd July to the 25th.
The event will feature a double-elimination bracket with each match set to be played in a best-of-three 10|5 rapid format (10 minutes with a 5-second increment per move).
Tournament Arc 2 - Players
The following list of personalities will take part in the upcoming Tournament Arc 2 event:
- Kureiji Ollie
- Kizzie Kay
Tournament Arc 2 - Prize pool
There is a total of $10k up for grabs during Tournament Arc 2, this is the break down:
- 1st: $4,000
- 2nd: $2,500
- 3rd: $1,500
- 4th: $800
- 5th-8th: $300
Tournament Arc 2 - How to watch
The official broadcast channel are listed below: