July 26-August 2 Grand Chess Tour: Paris Rapid & Blitz


 

July 26-August 2 Grand Chess Tour: Paris Rapid & Blitz
The annual event held in the Canal+ studios in Boulogne-Billancourt, Paris. (Rapid, blitz) Paris, France

The 2019 Paris GCT Rapid & Blitz tournament is again facilitated by generous contributions from Vivendi, Canal+ and Colliers International. This year, the tournament is the third stop on the 2019 Grand Chess Tour and will see the participants competing over 9 rounds of rapid chess and 18 rounds of blitz chess for a total prize fund of $150,000

Paris Rapid and Blitz is less than a week away! Who do you think will win?

Grand Chess Tour Paris takes place from 27th of July to 1st of August. It’s 9 rounds of rapid and 18 rounds of blitz between the following players:

Hikaru Nakamura

Maxime Vachier-Lagrave

Fabiano Caruana

Shakhriyar Mamedyarov

Ian Nepomniachtchi

Anish Giri

Viswanathan Anand

Alexander Grischuk

Jan-Krzysztof Duda

Daniil Dubov

Schedule in UTC:

July 27 – 3 rounds of rapid starting at 14:00

July 28 – 3 rounds of rapid starting at 14:00

July 29 – 3 rounds of rapid starting at 14:00

July 30 – rest day

July 31 – 9 rounds of blitz starting at 14:00

August 1 – 9 rounds of blitz starting at 14:00

In case of a tie for the 1st place there will be a playoff between all the players involved.

  1. Paris Rapid & Blitz, July 26 – August 2, 2019, Paris, France
  2. St Louis Rapid & Blitz, August 8 – 15, 2019, St. Louis, Missouri USA
  3. Sinquefield Cup (Classical), August 15 – 30, 2019, St. Louis, Missouri USA
  4. Superbet Rapid & Blitz, November 4 – 11, 2019, Bucharest, Romania
  5. Tata Steel India Rapid & Blitz, November 20 – 27, 2019, Kolkata, India
  6. London Chess Classic (GCT Finals), November 30 – December 10, 2019, London UK

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