World Rapid and Blitz Championshiü 2014 | Dubai, UAE – 15-Jun-2014 – 21-Jun-2014

The FIDE World Blitz Chess Championship 2014 will take place from 16th to 18st June, 2014 in Dubai, the most populous city and emirate in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
The event will gather 122 of the strongest chess players in the world, including the reigning world champion Magnus Carlsen.
The hefty prize fund of 400 000$ attracted more Top-10 players, such are Levon Aronian, Alexander Grischuk, Viswanathan Anand, Fabiano Caruana, Hikaru Nakamura, Sergey Karjakin and Maxime Vachier-Lagrave.

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5. Time Control
5.1 In the Blitz Championship, ea ch player will have 3 minutes + 2 seconds additional time per move, starting from move 1.
5.2 In the Rapid Champi onship, each player will have 15 minutes + 10 seconds additional time per move, starting from move 1.

7. Tournament Schedule

Date Time Event Number of rounds Place
15.06.2014 Sun Arrivals
15.06.2014 Sun 12:00-18:00 Accreditation
18:30 Player’s meeting
19:30 Opening Ceremony
16.06.2014 Mon 15:00 Rapid 1-5 Dubai Culture & Chess Club
17.06.2014 Tue 15:00 Rapid 6-10
18.06.2014 Wed 15:00 Rapid – Finals 11-15
19.06.2014 Thu 15:00 Blitz – Finals 1-11
20.06.2014 Fri 15:00 Blitz – Finals 12-21
19:30 Closing Ceremony
21.06.2014 Sat Departures

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