2019-10-21

FIDE Chess.com Grand Swiss 2019

The FIDE Chess.com Grand Swiss is taking place between October 10th and 21st, 2019 at the Comis Hotel & Golf Resort in Isle of Man.
Time control: 100 minutes for the first 40 moves, followed by 50 minutes for the next 20 moves, followed by 15 minutes for the rest of the game, with an increment of 30 seconds per move starting from move 1.
Top seeds at the tournament are Magnus Carlsen, Fabiano Caruana, Wesley So and Viswanathan Anand.

The winner of the FIDE Chess.com Grand Swiss qualifies for the 2020 FIDE Candidates' Tournament. If the winner of the FIDE Chess.com Grand Swiss qualifies to Candidates' via a different qualification path, the qualification spot goes to the highest-placed player in the tournament who did not qualify by other means.

Official site

Schedule in UTC

10th October 14:00 Round 1
11th October 14:00 Round 2
12th October 14:00 Round 3
13th October 14:00 Round 4
14th October 14:00 Round 5
15th October 14:00 Round 6
16th October - Rest day
17th October 14:00 Round 7
18th October 14:00 Round 8
19th October 14:00 Round 9
20th October 14:00 Round 10
21st October 12:30 Round 11

Watch the games of the FIDE Chess.com Grand Swiss 2019 with computer analysis LIVE on ChessBomb.

2019-10-12

Czech Extraliga 2019-2020

Czech Extraliga 2019-2020 is held between 12th October 2019 and 12th April 2020. 4 weekends 12 teams are competing on 8 boards in 8 rounds.
Time control: 90 min. for 40 moves, then 30 minutes till end of game, and 30 sec. increment from move 1.

Official site

Schedule in UTC:

Round 1    Oct 12, 2019    12:00 
Round 2    Oct 13, 2019    08:00 
Round 3    Nov 30, 2019    12:00 
Round 4    Dec 1, 2019    08:00 
Round 5    Jan 25, 2020    12:00 
Round 6    Jan 26, 2020    08:00 
Round 7    Mar 28, 2020    12:00 
Round 8    Mar 29, 2020    09:00 
Round 9    Apr 17, 2020    14:00 
Round 10    Apr 18, 2020    12:00 
Round 11    Apr 19, 2020    08:00

Watch the games of the Czech Extraliga 2019-2020 with computer analysis LIVE on ChessBomb.

You can see games from previous issues of the tournament with computer analysis at ChessBomb:
Czech Extraliga 2017Czech Extraliga 2018