⚔️ 🦉 Gnosis Chain Weekly · 20 January 2023

January 20, 2023

The core devs at Gnosis Chain are busy at work on a number of key implementations. The most immediate being the Shanghai and Capella upgrades to shadow the Ethereum roadmap. The upgrade will most likely take place in late Q1 2023. Shanghai will enable GNO staking withdrawals for Gnosis Chain, as opposed to the current model which does not allow for staked GNO to be withdrawn. Gnosis Chain is capable of implementing this important upgrade due to its Beacon Chain, making it fully compatible with Ethereum post-Merge. Shanghai is the name given to the execution layer (EL) upgrade and Capella is the name of the coinciding consensus layer (CL) upgrade.

Staking on Gnosis Chain allows you to participate in securing the network while earning rewards. Only 1 GNO is required and the process is incredibly user-friendly. Gnosis Chain is a community-run chain secured by thousands of at-home stakers around the world. It is a credibly neutral, resilient network owned and secured by the community of builders and users that utilize its infrastructure.

How to stake your GNO:

A How-to Guide for New Validators

Solo home staking

The best way to secure Gnosis Chain is by running a node at home. Below you’ll find all the resources needed to get started today;

Gnosis Chain Docs

DappNode - Buying a DappNode gives you access to 4 Gnosis Chain validators!

Nethermind Sedge

Staking as a service

Less technical solutions are available in the form of staking as a service. If the cost of hardware is too high for your budget or the process of running a node is difficult to understand, staking as a service might be the right approach.



Gnosis Chain Discord

The validator community is vibrant and active on the Gnosis Chain Discord. Stop by and say, hello!

Finally, check out this recent interview with Gnosis co-founder and GnosisDAO core contributor Martin Köppelmann where he touches on why the barrier to entry for validating on Gnosis Chain is so low.

Project Updates 🦉

DeSci London x Gnosis Chain

Friederike Ernst, Gnosis co-founder, recently spoke at the DeSci London Summit about Gnosis Chain and the 2023 roadmap including account abstraction and trustless zkBridges. Check it out! 😎

Gnosis Chain Validator Meetup ⛓️

Every third Thursday of the month, the validator community gets together on the Gnosis Chain Discord to troubleshoot issues and talk about future upgrades. This month we were joined by the incredible Nethermind team to talk about their one-click validator solution called Sedge. 👇

Gnosis Chain is the Home of Solo Stakers 🏠

Stereum published updates about their latest releases for at-home stakers. Stereum is a tool to manage the process of setting up & maintaining a Gnosis Chain node for you with a heavy focus on self sovereignty & privacy, and flexibility.

Gnosis Builders Publish Gnosis Chain Updates 🏗️

mGNO Converter Is Back And Live!📢

New Feature Released For gnosispools.info 🥳

Safe Announces The Take Back Ownership Campaign 💵

The Safe team published a manifesto on ownership this week. Check it out!

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2022: Custodian rugs 2023: The year of taking back ownership 🔑 ✊ 🚨 Today, we start this movement. 🔥 🌐 https://t.co/XrwfnP9Fdi https://t.co/S0TINLsutL

Bware Labs Add Chiado Testnet 🧪

Bware Labs integrated the Gnosis Chain Chiado Testnet, giving builders the chance to experiment in a sandbox environment.

Build On Gnosis Chain With Gateway’s Free RPC 🆓

Karpatkey x Gnosis Chain Arb Opportunities 🤝

Karpatkey published a twitter thread on arb opportunities in a Curve Finance pool on Gnosis Chain. Of course, this is not financial advice and DYOR :)

Azuro’s Bookmaker Bet Of The Week

We’re hosting our very first “Fight Night” event this week to celebrate the return of the UFC. We have a variety of different events including daily Twitter giveaways, on-chain challenges, and our very first Discord watch party with plenty of prizes up for grabs! 

In celebration of our first “Fight Night” event, our bet of the week has to come via the UFC

Biggest Bet 

Amount: 2000 xDAI 

Odds: 1.1

Event: UFC Fight Night: Strickland vs. Imavov. 

Undefeated bantamweight Umar Nurmagomedov took on Raoni Barcelos. Umar showed us exactly why he is undefeated with a picture-perfect right hand to get the KO in round 1!

Join us on the bookmaker.XYZ Discord on Saturday/Sunday for our first watch party and a chance to win free bet prizes.

🙏 Thank you

Come say hello in the Gnosis Chain Discord. Join us for the next GnosisDAO Community Call on Feburary 9th at 4PM UTC / 5PM CET on the GnosisDAO Twitter Spaces.

See you on-chain,
Gnosis Chain Team

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