2018-11-10

German Bundesliga 2018/2019



The German Bundesliga season 2018/19 is held in different cities across Germany from November 2018 to April 2019.
Schachbundesliga was founded by the German Chess Federation in 1973. In the 1974/75 season it started with four regional groups of eight teams. In the end, the four group leaders determined the champions. The present form of the Budesliga - group of 16 teams, started in 1980. The Bundesliga is the world’s top chess league, and although the 16 teams compete for the German Championship it attracts the world’s best players. The teams play with each other  in a round robin formatover a season. Each team consists of 8 players from a starting list of 18. A match win earns two team points, while a draw wins one.
Time control is 100 minutes for the first 40 moves and 50 for the rest of the game with a 30-second increment.
The season is split into seven weekend double rounds, starting on Saturdays at 2 pm and on Sundays at 10 am. The Bundesliga is plaied in four changing venues around Germany.

Official site

Schedule (UTC):

Round 1      Nov 10, 2018    13:15 
Round 2      Nov 11, 2018    09:15 
Round 3      Nov 24, 2018    13:15 
Round 4      Nov 25, 2018    09:15
 
Round 5      Dec 15, 2018    13:15 
Round 6      Dec 16, 2018    09:15
 
Round 7      Feb 2, 2019    13:15 
Round 8      Feb 3, 2019    09:15 

Round 9      Mar 1, 2019    13:15 
Round 10    Mar 2, 2019    13:15 
Round 11    Mar 3, 2019    09:15 
Round 12    Mar 9, 2019    13:15 
Round 13    Mar 10, 2019    09:15
 
Round 14    Apr 6, 2019    13:15 
Round 15    Apr 7, 2019    09:15


Watch the games of the German Bundesliga 2018/2019  with computer analysis on ChessBomb.

Watch back the games of  German Bundesliga 2017 and the German Bundesliga 2016  with computer analysis on ChessBomb.