2020-05-26

Clutch Chess 2020

Clutch Chess is a knockout tournament between the top 4 US Grand Masters from 26th to 30th May 2020. The event begins with two semifinal matches of twelve games played in two days.
Games 1-4 and 7-10 of the matches are scored traditionally with a 1 point for a win and half a point for a draw. Games 5, 6, 11 and 12 - the final two games each day - win extra points and bonus prize money for a decisive result.

Official site

Schedule in UTC
8 games on 26th starting at 20:00
8 games on 27th starting at 20:00
6 games on 28th starting at 20:00
6 games on 26th starting at 20:00

Watch the games of the Clutch Chess 2020 with computer analysis LIVE on ChessBomb.

2020-05-22

Lindores Abbey Rapid Challenge 2020

The Lindores Abbey Rapid Challenge is a round robin tournament in which 12 of the world's top players fight for a $150,000 prize fund in the second leg of the Magnus Carlsen Chess Tour.
After the double robin event a KO tournament between the 1st 8 players will be played.
The time control is 15+10

Official site

Schedule in UTC:
19.05 - 4 games starting at 14:00
20.05 - 4 games starting at 14:00
21.05 - 3 games starting at 14:00

The tournament takes place in https://chess24.com/

Watch the games of the Lindores Abbey Rapid Challenge 2020 with computer analysis LIVE on ChessBomb.

Read the analyses of Peter Dogers on Chess.com
Lindores Abbey: Duda, Firouzja, Grischuk, Wei Eliminated
Lindores Abbey: Carlsen Loses Two, Firouzja In Trouble 
4-Way Tie As Lindores Abbey Rapid Challenge Takes Off 
World Champion Launches $1 Million Magnus Carlsen Tour