2021-04-05

Bullet Chess Championship 2021

The Bullet Chess Championship 2021 is organised by the Chess.com teams and Susquehanna International Group, LLP (SIG). The event's qualifiers will happen on March 31 and April 1, while the main event will run from April 5-April 7. The All-Star event will be held on April 8. During the championship, top players will face each other in 1|0 matches to compete for their piece of a $25,000 total prize fund.

This year, reigning champion GM Hikaru Nakamura will fight to defend his title against elite players.


Schedule: 

Main Event:
Monday, April 5, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Pacific Time (Wild Card)
Tuesday, April 6, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Pacific Time (Quarterfinals)
Wednesday, April 7, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Pacific Time (Semifinals and Finals)

All-Star Event:
Thursday, April 8, from 12p.m. to 3 p.m. Pacific Time

Watch the games of the Bullet Chess Championship 2021 with computer analysis LIVE on ChessBomb.

2021-04-04

FIDE Candidates Chess Tournament 2020-2021

FIDE Candidates Tournament will resume in the second half of April in Yekaterinburg, Russia. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic limitations the event was postponed twice.  
The first half of the tournament was played March 17-25, 2020, in Yekaterinburg. 
The second half of the tournament will be held in April 19-29,  round 8 to be played on April 20. 

Participants: Fabiano Caruana (2842); Ding Liren (2805); Alexander Grischuk (2777); Ian Nepomniachtchi (2774); Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime(2767); Anish Giri (2763); Wang Hao (2758); Kirill Alekseenko (2704)
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