The Moscow Grand Prix is taking place in the Central Chess Player's House in the center of Moscow from 17 to 30 May. It's first of the four tournaments of the FIDE Grand Prix series. 22 of the world's top players are fighting for two spots in next year's Candidates Tournament to select a challenger for the World Championship title. The players will be competing for a total of €800,000 in prizes, with €130,000 in each Grand Prix and additional €280,000 for performance in the whole Series.
Players: Anish Giri (2787, Netherlands); Shakhriyar Mamedyarov (2781, Azerbaijan); Ian Nepomniachtchi (2773, Russia); Alexander Grischuk (2772, Russia); Levon Aronian (2762, Armenia); Hikaru Nakamura (2761, USA); Teimour Radjabov (2759, Azerbaijan); Wesley So (2754, USA); Sergey Karjakin (2752, Russia); Peter Svidler (2739, Russia); Wei Yi (2736, China); Nikita Vitiugov (2734, Russia); Jan-Krzysztof Duda (2728, Poland); Radoslaw Wojtaszek (2724, Poland)
Dmitry Jakovenko (2708, Russia); Daniil Dubov (2690, Russia)
Time control: 90 min/40 moves + 30 min - with +30 sec increment from move 1
Every round starts at 12:00 UTC.
May 17-18 – Round 1 (May 19 – Tie-break)
May 20-21 – Round 2 (May 22 - Tie-break)
May 23-24 – Semi-final (May 25 – Tie-break)
May 27-28 – Final (May 29 – Tie-break)
Watch the games of the Moscow Grand Prix 2019 with computer analysis LIVE on ChessBomb.
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