Fantasy Premier League: How do the FPL bonus chips work?

Fantasy Premier League: How do the FPL bonus chips work? John Stones of Manchester City during the preseason friendly match between Manchester City and Yokohama F.Marinos at National Stadium on July 23, 2023 in Tokyo, Japan.
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Fantasy Premier League is a marathon, not a sprint. FPL is a game that you have to keep on top of every week – so when you can get a boost here and there, it's worth doing so to keep on top of the competition.

That's exactly what bonus chips are. These four little "cheats" – the Bench Boost, Triple Captain, Wildcard and Free Hit – allow you to slap an ace card onto the table to maximise your points.

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Mark White
Content Editor

Mark White has been at on FourFourTwo since joining in January 2020, first as a staff writer before becoming content editor in 2023. An encyclopedia of football shirts and boots knowledge – both past and present – Mark has also represented FFT at both FA Cup and League Cup finals (though didn't receive a winners' medal on either occasion) and has written pieces for the mag ranging on subjects from Bobby Robson's season at Barcelona to Robinho's career. He has written cover features for the mag on Mikel Arteta and Martin Odegaard, and is assisted by his cat, Rosie, who has interned for the brand since lockdown.