Sigeman & Co Chess Tournament

Only a day after the exciting final of the US Championship and two after Astrakhan GP, ChessBomb begins to follow 18th annual Sigeman & Co Chess Tournament. The classical Hipp Theater in central Malmo hosts the tournament for thirteenth time. Six players will fight in a round-robin, starting on May 26. Games begin at 11:00 GMT, except for the last round, starting 2 hours earlier. GM Anish Giri (Holland, 2642) is the top seeded and the youngest (15 years old) participant. The other and not less intriguing players are: GM Jon Ludvig Hammer (Norway, 2610), GM Jonny Hector (Sweden, 2609), GM Tiger Hillarp Persson (Sweden, 2542), GM Pia Cramling (Sweden, 2536) and IM Nils Grandelius (Sweden, 2476). As usual, the broadcast will be accompanied by Stockfish's expert opinion.


U.S. Chess Championship 2010

The 2010 U.S. Chess Championship is currently underway (May 13 - May 25). All games are broadcasted live on ChessBomb. Each round starts at 19:00 GMT, except the possible tie break on May 25, which is at 15:00 GMT.


Astrakhan Grand-Prix 2010

The final FIDE Grand-Prix tournament is held from 9th to 25th May in Astrakhan, Russia. The second qualifier for the Candidates Matches 2010-2011 after Levon Aronian will become clear. Games will be played in round robin format starting on May 10th, while 15th and 20th May are rest days. The participants are:
  • Vladimir Akopian (Armenia 2694)
  • Evgeny Alekseev (Russia 2700)
  • Pavel Eljanov (Ukraine 2751)
  • Vugar Gashimov (Azerbaijan 2734)
  • Boris Gelfand (Israel 2741)
  • Ernesto Inarkiev (Russia 2669)
  • Vassily Ivanchuk (Ukraine 2741)
  • Dmitry Jakovenko (Russia 2725)
  • Peter Leko (Hungary 2735)
  • Shakhriyar Mamedyarov (Azerbaijan 2763)
  • Ruslan Ponomariov (Ukraine 2733)
  • Teimour Radjabov (Azerbaijan 2740)
  • Peter Svidler (Russia 2735)
  • Wang Yue (China 2752)
The Games will be broadcast live on ChessBomb.com every playing day at 11:00 GMT. The most intriguing games will have unlimited analysis for our premium members.