The 4th edition of the Kings Tournament is held in Bazna, in the heart of Transylvania, June 14 - June 25. The tournament is part of the Grand Slam and with the average participants rating of 2742 (XX category) it is the strongest one this year.
The most intriguing player is the world number 1, the Norwegian GM Magnus Carlsen (2813). The other players are the former World Champion GM Ruslan Ponomariov, the World Cup winner GM Boris Gelfand, the Chinese star GM Wang Yue, GM Teimour Radjabov and the former European Champion Liviu-Dieter Nisipeanu.
The system used is double round-robin. Each round the ChessBomb live broadcast starts at 12:30 GMT except for the last one, starting 2 hours earlier.
Meanwhile, after the end of Poikovsky 2010 we are broadcasting two other exciting tournaments. The last year Bazna winner GM Vassily Ivanchuk is in Cuba and is part of the Capablanca Memorial. The young starts GM Ivan Cheparinov and GM Fabiano Caruana fight for the win with 6 other players at the Ruy Lopez Festival.