Chess.com is hosting a charity tournament to provide disaster relief to Turkey

Chess.com is hosting a charity tournament to provide disaster relief to Turkey ...

The leading online chess platform will hold a charity tournament to benefit the victims of the recent earthquake in Turkey earlier today.

The Turkish staff of Chess.com and the recently acquired chess24 are planning a special chess tournament to assist disaster relief efforts in the region affected by the magnitude 7.8 earthquake. According to CNN's recent analysis, the number of victims has increased to 33,000, with tens of thousands more injured.

The tournament will take place on Monday, February 13 between 12pm and 2pm CT, with all the world's top players invited to participate. The upcoming tournament is linked here, and you can register for them.

Chess.com has no further information available at this time, nor is there any additional news or article content on their website concerning the tournament that will take place tomorrow. It also remains to be seen whether or not there will be a formal broadcast for the tournament or if the participants' streamed perspectives will be the finest method to follow along.