Bitcoin Cash (BCH) is a cryptocurrency created from a hard fork of Bitcoin. The fork occurred at block 478,559.

Bitcoin Cash split into two versions in November of 2018. Those versions are currently called Bitcoin Cash ABC and Bitcoin Cash SV.

For now, until the future of both coins becomes clear over time, all things SV and BCH are going to be in this section.





Transaction Replay and Replay Protection With Hard Forks Explained

When a coin does a hard fork, two identical blockchains exist until changes to one of the chains is made. To avoid transaction replays (transactions made on one chain being broadcast on the other), at least one chain must implement replay protection (developers of one chain must change the format of transactions to make them unique).



Bitcoin SV Gains Ground

Bitcoin SV (a Bitcoin Cash fork) is regaining ground against Bitcoin Cash. This is a set up for a great outcome where SV shows strength, but not at the expense of Bitcoin Cash.



How to Claim Bitcoin Cash SV (BSV)

To claim Bitcoin Cash SV (BSV) if you own your private keys, you’ll need to configure the official BSV wallet. To claim via a third party, follow their directions.