Gashimov Memorial Shamkir 2019

Shamkir Chess 2019 is a 10-player round-robin in memory of Vugar Gashimov. The super strong tournament in Shamkir, Azerbaijan is taking place from 30 March to 9 April 2019 and features the world champion Magnus Carlsen and nine more famous players with 2700+.

Time control: 120 minutes for the first 40 moves, 60 minutes for the next 20 moves and then each player shall be allotted 15 minutes after the second time control; an increment of 30 seconds per move shall be allowed from move 61 onwards.

Official site

Schedule in UTC:

Round 1    Mar 31, 2019    11:00 
Round 2    Apr 1, 2019    11:00 
Round 3    Apr 2, 2019    11:00 
Round 4    Apr 3, 2019    11:00 
Round 5    Apr 4, 2019    11:00 
Round 6    Apr 6, 2019    11:00 
Round 7    Apr 7, 2019    11:00 
Round 8    Apr 8, 2019    11:00 
Round 9    Apr 9, 2019    10:00

Watch the games of the Gashimov Memorial Shamkir 2019 with computer analysis LIVE on ChessBomb.
Read the articles of Peter Doggers on the event:
Carlsen Wraps Up Gashimov Memorial With 'Stellar Performance'
Carlsen Wins Gashimov Memorial With Round To Spare
Karjakin Beats Anand, Catches Carlsen At Gashimov Memorial 
Gashimov Memorial: Carlsen Leading, Anand Shared 2nd
5 Draws At Gashimov Memorial As Mamedyarov Escapes
Gashimov Memorial: Carlsen Takes Sole Lead, Anand Scores 'Lucky' Win
Anand Scores 'Lucky' Win Gashimov Memorial: Carlsen, Ding, Karjakin Open Score
Gashimov Memorial Starts With 5 Draws As Anand Misses Brilliant Defense
Carlsen, Ding, Giri Top Field At Gashimov Memorial Chess

You can see games from previous issues of the tournament with computer analysis at ChessBomb:
Shamkir Chess 2018Shamkir Chess  2017Shamkir Chess  2016Shamkir Chess  2015 
Shamkir Chess  2014 

Previous blog posts on Shamkir Chess.