Candidates Chess Tournament 2020 2020-03-17 – 2020-04-04

Mar 17, 2020 |11:00|FIDE Candidates Tournament

Candidates Chess Tournament 2020 2020-03-17 – 2020-04-04

 

The 2020 Candidates Tournament is an 8-player double round-robin that will decide Magnus Carlsen’s challenger for the World Championship match that’s set to take place in Dubai this November. The 14-round event is being played in the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Yekaterinburg, Russia from 17 March to 3 April 2020. The prize fund is €500,000. The players have 100 minutes for 40 moves, then 50 minutes for the next 20 moves, then 15 minutes to the end of the game, with a 30-second increment from move 1. No draw offers are allowed until after move 40. A playoff (beginning with four 25-minute games) is unlikely as head-to-head, no. of wins and Sonneborn-Berger are used first to break a tie for 1st place.

 

 

Participants:

1. Fabiano Caruana (2842)
2. Ding Liren (2805)
3. Alexander Grischuk (2777)
4. Ian Nepomniachtchi (2774)
5. Teimour Radjabov (2765)
6. Anish Giri (2763)
7. Wang Hao (2758)
8. Kirill Alekseenko (2704)

Schedule in UTC:

Round 1 Mar 17, 2020 10:00
Round 2 Mar 18, 2020 10:00
Round 3 Mar 19, 2020 10:00
Rest Day
Round 4 Mar 21, 2020 10:00
Round 5 Mar 22, 2020 10:00
Round 6 Mar 23, 2020 10:00
Rest Day
Round 7 Mar 25, 2020 10:00
Round 8 Mar 26, 2020 10:00
Round 9 Mar 27, 2020 10:00
Rest Day
Round 10 Mar 29, 2020 10:00
Round 11 Mar 30, 2020 10:00
Round 12 Mar 31, 2020 10:00
Rest Day
Round 13 Apr 2, 2020 10:00
Round 14 Apr 3, 2020 10:00

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