The second tournament of the Fide Grand Prix 2019 is taking place in Latvia from 12th to 24th of July. Its a 16 players knockout in 2 games.
The 2019 FIDE Grand Prix series consists of four knockout tournaments, each with 16 players who play two classical games per round and, if needed, a tiebreak on the third day. Ian Nepomniachtchi won the first Grand Prix tournament in Moscow. The remaining two are Hamburg, Germany (November 4–18) and Tel Aviv, Israel (December 10–24).
Each of the four tournaments has a prize fund of 130,000 euros ($145,510).
Time control: 90 minutes/40 moves + 30 min to the end of the game, with a 30-second increment from move 1.
In case of a tie two games 25+10 rapid then two 10+10 followed by two 5+3 and an Armageddon if needed.
The official broadcast is available on worldchess.com.
Schedule in UTC:
Round 1 / Game 1 Jul 12, 2019 12:00
Round 1 / Game 2 Jul 13, 2019 12:00
Jul 14, 2019 Tiebreaks starting at 12:00
Round 1/4 final / Game 1 Jul 15, 2019 12:00
Round 1/4 final / Game 2 Jul 16, 2019 12:00
Jul 17, 2019 Tiebreaks starting at 12:00
Round 1/2 final / Game 1 Jul 18, 2019 12:00
Round 1/2 final / Game 2 Jul 19, 2019 12:00
Jul 20, 2019 Tiebreaks starting at 12:00
Jul 21 - Rest day
Round Final / Game 1 Jul 22, 2019 12:00
Round Final / Game 2 Jul 23, 2019 12:00
Jul 24, 2019 Tiebreaks starting at 12:00
Watch the games of the Riga Grand Prix 2019 with computer analysis LIVE on ChessBomb.
Read the reports on Chess.com
Peter Doggers -Mamedyarov Wins Riga FIDE Grand Prix In Armageddon
NM Sam Copeland Vachier-Lagrave Wins In 19 Moves In Riga Grand Prix
Peter Doggers - Riga Grand Prix: Round 1 Goes To Armageddon
IM Rakesh - Riga Grand Prix: Vachier-Lagrave Only Winner Round 2, Day 1
Peter Doggers - Vachier-Lagrave Qualifies for Riga Grand Prix Semifinals In 12 Moves
IM Rakesh - Riga Grand Prix Round 2 Tiebreaks: Grischuk, Mamedyarov, So Reach Semis
IM Rakesh - Riga Grand Prix: Mamedyarov Lone Winner on Day 1 Semifinals
IM Rakesh - Riga Grand Prix: Mamedyarov, Vachier-Lagrave To Play In Final
Peter Doggers - Mamedyarov Leads MVL In Riga Grand Prix Final
Peter Doggers - MVL Levels Score In Riga Grand Prix Final; Tiebreaks Next