Champions Showdown 2019 Rapport Richárddal

Champions Showdown – The Kings 2019 LIVE

Champions Showdown 2019 Rapport Richárddal

2019-02-20 – 2019-02-26

The 2019 installment of the Champions Showdown will feature five unique matchups between top world players, as well as up-and-coming chess stars. Five U.S. players have chosen opponents from around the world and will face-off in a head-to-head format with three days of rapid play and two days of blitz play from February 20-24, 2019 at the Saint Louis Chess Club. In the end, $300,000 in prize money will be divided with each winner receiving $36,000 and the opposing player receiving $24,000.

Four players from the silver medal winning chess olympiad team, Fabiano Caruana, Hikaru Nakamura, Wesley So, and Sam Shankland, along with new US Chess member Leinier Dominguez have chosen international chess stars to compete against this February. Opponents include former World Champion Veselin Topalov, as well as young rising stars like Jan-Krzysztof Duda and Richard Rapport. The tournament is sure to thrill fans, as well as give a look at the play of the U.S. players just ahead of the U.S. Chess Championships.

Each round will start at 1 p.m. CST and be broadcast live on uschesschamps.com. Fans can follow the expert commentary of GM Yasser Seirawan, WGM Jennifer Shahade, and GM Maurice Ashley each day or visit the Saint Louis Chess Club to catch the action in person.

Rapport Richárd is játszik a „Champions Showdown” elnevezésü szuper rapid versenyen, amit az amerikai
St. Louisban rendeznek meg Február 20. és 24. között. A „Champions Showdown”verseny tíz résztvevős, ahol
Öt párharcra kerül sor és a házigazda amerikai válogatott négy tagja, Fabiano Caruana, Hikaru Nakamura, Wesley So és Samuel Shankland és az egykori kubai Leinier Dominguez Perez is játszik. A 12 rapid-és 24 villámpartiKan izgalmas és szórakoztató veresenyt láthatunk.Rapport a tavalyi amerikai bajnok Samuel Shanklanddal, Caruana az indiai Pentala Harikrishnával, Nakamura a lengyel Jan-Krzysztof Dudával, So a cseh David Navarával, Dominguez a bolgár exvilágbajnok Veszelin Topalovval mérkőzik meg. A rapidpartikban a győzelem 2 pontot ér, a győztesek 36 ezer, a vesztesek 24 ezret kapnak.
Itt hívnám föl a figyelmt, hogy startol a Moszkvai Aeroflot Open is,(2019, 19 – 27 Feb 2019, Moscow Russia:
Wei Yi, Wang Hao, Fedoseev, Kovalev V, Dubov, Mamedov R) Ahol szintén pazar a névsor és amiről szintén beszámolunk itt a portálon.

 

At A Glance
Dates February 20-24, 2019
Location Saint Louis Chess Club
Format Rapid: G/15 with a 10-second increment | Blitz: G/3 with a 2-second increment
Time Control Rapid and Blitz
Prize Fund $300,000
Commentators GM Yasser Seirawan, GM Maurice Ashley, and WGM Jennifer Shahade

 

Day

Date

Time

Champions Showdown

Wednesday

20-Feb

1:00 PM

Rapid Rounds 1 – 4

Thursday

21-Feb

1:00 PM

Rapid Rounds 5 – 8

Friday

22-Feb

1:00 PM

Rapid Rounds 9 – 12

Saturday

23-Feb

1:00 PM

Blitz Rounds 1 – 12

Sunday

24-Feb

1:00 PM

Blitz Rounds 13 – 24