As previously announced and voted for by the community, Shard is swapping to become an ERC-20 token on the Ethereum Chain and bridged to the Binance Smart Chain as a BEP-20 token. Allowing Shard to be used within the Infinity Protocols and Infinity Crypto Platform that will be deployed first on the Binance Smart Chain and later Ethereum, as a multi chain token and protocol/platform. The Shard chain swap starts today!

How long will the chain swap run for?

The Shard chain swap will start from today and will run until the 5th of August 2021 via swap.shardcoin.io and the Infinity Wallet. After this date anyone that has not swapped will still be able to swap for up to 6 months, however at a 50% reduced rate. With the remaining 50% being burned, reducing the Shard supply.

Where can I swap Shard?

Shard can be swapped on swap.shardcoin.io and within the Infinity Wallet. There is a minimum swap amount of 500 Shard, with each chain having its fee payable in Shard. You can read more here regarding the different chains and Shard in the previous announcement: https://shardcoinofficial.medium.com/shard-chain-swap-and-shardnomics-a4b77985490c

Can I change chain after I swap?

After you have swapped for Shard on either the Ethereum or Binance Smart Chain, you can bridge between those chains as desired through our bridge partner. https://multichain.xyz

Do I have to swap Shard?

You are free to choose to remain on the current Shard chain. However platform support for the old chain will be phased out and the option to swap to the new Shard tokens will reach a deadline, with the old chain no longer being officially supported by the community as voted by the majority.

How to swap on swap.shardcoin.io

To swap your Shard to Shard ETH or Shard BSC on swap.shardcoin.io you will need a wallet which currently supports either ETH or BSC depending on what you want to swap to.

How to swap with Infinity Wallet

To swap with Infinity Wallet you will need to update to the latest version 1.0.69 and then send your Shard to the wallet, select the amount you want to swap and to which chain, then click to swap and wait to automatically receive your Shard back into the wallet on the chain you requested.

New Exchanges where Shard will be available:

Infinity Crypto! A unique decentralized exchange built on top of the Infinity Protocols launching soon, bringing many unique advancements to the DeFi space and powered by Shard.

Binance Buidl Program

We will be taking part in the Binance Buidl program this month with Infinity Crypto & Shard and hope to have the community’s full support with providing liquidity on Infinity Crypto and being highly active. https://www.binance.org/en/blog/the-most-valuable-builder-mvb-ii-the-big-bang-of-nfts/

Closing Statement

With this chain swap Shard enters a new era, with more accessibility and use cases than ever before, on one of the leading and most innovative DeFi protocols and platforms to exist that will be governed by the Shard holders.

Shard is a secure and scalable decentralized digital currency and blockchain shaping the future of decentralized freedom globally.