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Friday, December 18 2020 - 05:28
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Crypto.com Chain Prepares for Mainnet Launch with Final Dry Run
HONG KONG, December 18, 2020, /PRNewswire-AsiaNet/--

Mainnet stress test event, Crossfire, includes USD 300,000 validator incentives

Crypto.com today announced Crossfire, the Crypto.com Mainnet dry run, aimed at 
stress testing the network in a practical, real-world setting before public 
release. Crossfire marks an important milestone and final step in preparation 
for mainnet. Participating Validators have the opportunity to compete with each 
other while completing tasks. Winning Validators will share a prize pool of USD 
300,000 in CRO rewards.

In the last year, the Crypto.com [http://crypto.com/ ] Chain has received 
massive support from its community and industry partners. Croeseid, the latest 
testnet, features a new codebase based on the Cosmos SDK and has achieved great 
success with 50+ validators deployed and over 800,000 transactions processed.
Kris Marszalek, CEO of Crypto.com, said: "With the Mainnet production dry run, 
we are entering the final stretch on the road to go-live. The Crossfire 
competition for validators with $300,000 in rewards is a critical part of 
stress testing the network before the much anticipated launch."

The Cosmos SDK, upon which the Crypto.com Chain is built, promotes scalability, 
usability and coin interoperability. Cosmos' inter-blockchain communication 
(IBC) module [https://cosmos.network/ibc ] allows cross-chain asset transfers 
and communications that provide strong support for DeFi use cases, a core 
element of Crypto.com's product roadmap. Crypto.com Chain mainnet continues to 
adopt Tendermint Core as its consensus engine, one of the most mature 
Byzantine-fault tolerant (BFT) consensus engines for building proof-of-stake 
systems, and its codebase is released on Github here 
[https://github.com/crypto-com/chain-main ] written in the Go programming 
language.

Crossfire Validator Competition

Those interested in becoming a validator can begin registering at 13:00 UTC, 17 
December 2020, with the competition period running from 04:00 UTC, 18 January 
2021 through 03:59 UTC, 15 February 2021. 

Crossfire Validator Tasks: (Note: No minimum CRO staking requirement)

 - Entry tasks - Setting up validator nodes and keeping them online 
 - Complete tasks for additional rewards:
  o Submitting transactions to the network for a chance to win the jackpot
  o Proposal voting participation
  o Perform node client update
  o Observe and report valid network attacks via Crypto.com Chain GitHub
  o Compete with other validators to become one of the top 10 Most Valuable 
Participants (MVPs)

Crossfire Validator Rewards:
Compete with other validators to become one of the top 10 Most Valuable 
Participants. Each eligible participant may receive CRO rewards upon completion 
of tasks:

 - Entry tasks - Up to USD 1,000 each (200 winners) 
 - Network upgrade - Up to USD 150 each (200 winners) 
 - Jackpot - Up to USD 10,000 
 - MVP Prize - USD 13,000 shared among the top 10 validators 
 - Network attack sharing, bug and bounty program - Up to USD 50,000 shared by 
contributors 
 - Referrals - We encourage participants to refer their friends to join the 
Crossfire dry run as well. Eligible referrers and referees will receive a 
reward of 50 USD worth of CRO each. Read more about the referral program here 
[http://blog.crypto.com/crypto-com-chain-crossfire-mainnet-dry-run-details ]. 
 - Additional details on the prize pool and rewards breakdown can be found here 
[http://blog.crypto.com/crypto-com-chain-crossfire-mainnet-dry-run-details ].

Sign up to become a validator here 
[https://chain.crypto.com/crossfire/registration ]. For more information on 
setting up a validator or a full node on Crypto.com Chain, click here 
[https://chain.crypto.com/docs/getting-started/croeseid-testnet.html#pre-requisi
tes ].

About Crypto.com

Crypto.com was founded in 2016 on a simple belief: it's a basic human right for 
everyone to control their money, data and identity. Crypto.com serves over 5 
million customers today, providing them with a powerful alternative to 
traditional financial services through the Crypto.com App, the Crypto.com Visa 
Card, the Crypto.com Exchange and Crypto.com DeFi Wallet. 

Crypto.com is built on a solid foundation of security, privacy and compliance 
and is the first cryptocurrency company in the world to have ISO/IEC 
27701:2019, CCSS Level 3, ISO27001:2013 and PCI:DSS 3.2.1, Level 1 compliance, 
and independently assessed at Tier 4, the highest level for both NIST 
Cybersecurity and Privacy Frameworks. Crypto.com is headquartered in Hong Kong 
with a 700+ strong team. Find out more by visiting https://crypto.com.  

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SOURCE: Crypto.com