xLeague Chess FAQ’s

What is xLeague Chess?

  • xLeague Chess is an eSports mobile game for iPhone.

Why play xLeague Chess?

  • xLeague Chess is an easy and fun way for you to play chess in a league and earn cash and prizes!

Where do I get xLeague Chess?

Who can play xLeague Chess?

  • You can play xLeague Chess Pro League matches, which can earn cash and prizes, if you are over 17 years of age in most U.S. states* and countries. 
  • You can play xLeague Chess Practice League matches at any age in all U.S. states and most countries.

How does xLeague Chess game play work?

  • You play against the computer with the player earning the most points winning the virtual match.
  • You score points by capturing pieces and by putting their opponent in check and checkmate.
  • Play quickly! There is a 3:00 match clock. You can end the match early to earn a time bonus.
  • There is also a :30 play clock. Failing to play results in a penalty.
  • Your match will automatically end after two play clock violations, when the game clock expires or if the xLeague Chess app is placed in the background.

How are players matched?

  • You automatically play against similarly ranked players in virtual matches. 
  • When you are winning you move up in the rankings, conversely, if you are losing you move down in the rankings.

How secure is xLeague Chess?

  • The integrity of the game is very important to us. We employ a variety of measures to insure that all matches are equitable and fair. Additionally, you have the ability to notify us of any concerns about a particular player within the game.

Is xLeague Chess legal? How much can I win playing xLeague Chess? 

  • Yes, xLeague Chess is legal, skill based eSports with cash and non-cash prizes. 
  • There is no limit to how much you can win playing xLeague Chess!

* Excluded states: AZ, AR, CT, DE, FL, IL, IN, LA, MD, ME, MT, SC, SD, and TN.