FREE Streamers' Workshop with CEA and US Chess!

US Chess, in partnership with the Corporate E-Sports Association (CEA), proudly offers a Streamers’ Workshop for aspiring content creators or established streamers who want to learn or refine their streaming or broadcasting skills. With the spike in popularity of chess, both online and as we return to OTB, chess streamers will be in increasing demand. US Chess and CEA want to help build new talent. Attendees of the course will also have an opportunity to enhance their profile by streaming for the Corporate E-Sports Association later this year. This is a US Chess Members-Only event.

When: July 17, 2021, 10 am PDT (3-4 hours total, with a 20-minute break between sections)
Age Restriction: 18+
Rating Restriction: US Chess 1500+
Attendance Limited to 50 people
Free to attend
Must have current US Chess membership

What will be covered in this 2-part workshop:

Stream Setup / Layout

  • Stream software handling
  • Stream layout setup (CEA will provide layout graphics)
  • Twitch panels / Chat controls and bots / Moderation / Raids

In this section, the presenters will provide step-by step guidance, allowing attendees to set up their own stream in real time. There will be time for Q&A during this section.

Content Handling

  • Game analytics
  • Broadcast management

In this section, the presenters will offer guidance on presentation techniques, data highlights to include and helping you develop your streaming style. There will be time for Q&A following this section

Streamers will be afforded an opportunity to livestream for the CEA’s charity corporate and collegiate chess leagues during its fall season. Available dates will be provided later in the summer.  

Register today as we expect this workshop to fill up quickly. Deadline to register is July 10, 2021 at 5 pm PDT, or will close sooner if all spaces are taken. All inquiries about the workshop can be directed to pete.karagianis@uschess.org.

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