Trade & Industry meets the Suburbs 2017

The Trade & Industry meets the Suburbs is a tournament held in Sweden on 10th of October 2017. The event is played publicly on the Stockholm Central Train Station.
Its a chess event aimed at the integration of ethnic minorities and fighting with the social segregation. Its inspirred from the opportunity the chess game gives  for the competitors to play regardless of their background, social or economic status.
In the tandem chess tournament a business executive is paired with a child from the suburbs in a team. Twentyfour teams compete.
The format of the tournament is a round-robin with 6 teams in 4 groups. The group winners qualify for semifinal matches and, finally, there is a knockout until a winner is crowned.
The time control is 3 minutes for all moves plus a 2-second increment per move.

Among the players are Jan Stahlberg, Partner of EQT, Soren Mellstig, Chairman of Trelleborg Group and the astronaut Christer Fuglesang.

Official website

Schedule on 2017-10-20 : GMT+2
Round 1: 15:00
Round 2: 15:20
Round 3: 15:40
Round 4: 16:00
Round 5: 16:20
Round 6: 16:40
Round 7: 17:00
Semifinal: 17:20
Final: 17:35

Watch the games of the Trade & Industry meets the Suburbs 2017 with computer analysis LIVE on ChessBomb.