dMP Batavia Chess Tournament 2019

Тhe 11th dMP Batavia Amsterdam Chess Tournament will take place from February 28th (opening) till March 10th in Café Batavia 1920, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
The 10-player all-play-all tournament features a new playing format.It is still a 10-player Round Robin, but а tiebreak is introduced before the start of the classical game!
Players: GM David Arutinian (GEO) 2552; IM Arthur Pijpers 2490; GM Simon Williams (ENG) 2471; IM Stefan Kuipers 245; IM Max Warmerdam 2450; IM Koen Leenhouts 2443; Rick Lahaye 2411; GM John van der Wiel 2394; FM Jasel Lopez (ARU) 2388; FM Felix Meissner (GER) 2378

The day starts with two blitz games. If that's a tie, then an Armageddon will be plaied. After that the tournament continues as classical.
– The winner of the classical game will get 2 points.
– The loser of the classical game will get 0 points.
– Only in case of a draw in the classical game, we will look at the tiebreak.
— The winner of the tiebreak will get 1 point (which is still half of a classical win).
— The loser of the tiebreak will get only 0.5 point.

Time controls:
Blitz: 5 minutes + 3 seconds increment
Armageddon: White has 5 minutes, black has 4 minutes, with a 3 second increment after move 60. Black has draw odds.
Classical: 40 moves in 90 minutes plus 30 minutes for all remaining moves with 30 seconds per move from move 1)

Official site

Games start at 12 UTC.
March 6 is a rest day.

Watch the games of the dMP Batavia Chess Tournament 2019 with computer analysis LIVE on ChessBomb.