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This year's Zurich Chess Challenge will take place between 29th January and 4th February 2014, classical chess tournament. It will be held at the Hotel Savoy, Zurich, Switzerland. This year the tournament has the amazing average rating of 2801! All games will be commented by GM Yannick Pelletier and IM Werner Hug.
The Classical tournament is an all-play-all in 5 rounds, 30 January- 3 February. The time control is 40 moves/120 min + 20 moves/60 min + 15 min/rest of the game + a 30 sec/move increment from move 61. A rapid game will follow any draw in under 40 moves.
HistoryThe Zurich Chess Challenge is one of the major recurring international chess tournaments. It takes place in Zurich, Switzerland.
Schachgesellschaft Zürich has a long history dating back to 1809...
You can see games from Zurich Chess Challenge 2013 with computer analysis at ChessBomb (won by GM Fabiano Caruana).
Players 2014The six players taking part this year, are in the top 10 worldwide, among them the World champion Magnus Carlsen of Norway, and the former World champion Viswanathan Anand of India.
|Name||Country||ELO||Place in ratings|
|GM Magnus Carlsen||NOR||2872||1|
|GM Levon Aronian||ARM||2812||2|
|GM Hikaru Nakamura||USA||2789||3|
|GM Fabiano Caruana||USA/ITA||2782||6|
|GM Boris Gelfand||ISR||2777||8|
|GM Viswanathan Anand||IND||2773||9|
|Wed.||January 29||19:00 Opening Ceremony & Blitz||Watch Blitz|
|Thu.||January 30||15:00 Round 1||Watch Zurich Chess live|
|Fri.||January 31||15:00 Round 2|
|Sat.||February 01||15:00 Round 3|
|Sun.||February 02||15:00 Round 4|
|Mon.||February 03||15:00 Round 5|
|Tue.||February 04||13:00 Rapid Tournament
19:00 Closing Ceremony
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