Polkadot and Kusama creator Gavin Wooden has revealed a tentative schedule for the much-anticipated Kusama parachain slot auctions. 

Based on a blog post posted on Tuesday, the primary parachain public sale slot will open on June 15 at 12:00 pm Central European Summer time Time.


The tentative schedule, topic to the approval of the Kusama Council and different KSM stakeholders, will see the maiden parachain public sale concluded by June 17, with the bidding interval persevering with till June 22.

If the Kusama Council approves the schedule, then the first-ever parachain slot public sale winner may emerge by 11:00 am on June 22. The second parachain slot public sale will then begin an hour later, with subsequent slot auctions slated at one-week intervals based on Wooden’s put up.

After the primary 5 weekly auctions, Wooden really helpful a pause to guage the efficiency of the community earlier than commencing one other batch of 5 parachain slot auctions based mostly on the aforementioned schedule.

Again in Might, Cointelegraph reported that Kusama was finally ready to host parachains. Based on Wooden, Kusama builders are assured that there aren’t any technical hurdles to holding slot auctions or deploying parachains.

These auctions will decide which parachains will likely be added to the Kusama relay chain — a canary community for Polkadot. Detailing the necessity to get Kusama parachains up and operating, Wooden mentioned, “Kusama exists because the Polkadot canary community and due to this fact to assist shield Polkadot from a severe concern by permitting performance to exist within the wild for so long as attainable,” including:

“Because the quantity of safety it provides is not directly proportional to the period of time it’s energetic previous to Polkadot, there’s a clear purpose for deploying this logic as quickly as attainable for the great of Polkadot.”

The one-week headups given for the beginning of the method is reported to permit the group ample time to unstake their Kusama (KSM) to fund public sale bids.