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What is the Contract Chain (C-Chain)?
What is the Contract Chain (C-Chain)?
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Written by Jay Kurahashi-Sofue
Updated over a week ago

The Contract Chain is the default smart contract blockchain on Avalanche® and enables the creation of any Ethereum-compatible smart contracts. This blockchain is for applications that require total ordering (for faster asset transfers or any other commutative application, use the Exchange Chain). The Contract Chain implements the Snowman consensus protocol.

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