Magnus Carlsen Chess Tour Kiva Finals 2020

The Finals of the Magnus Carlsen Chess Tour 2020 is part of an online series of super-tournaments, featuring the world chess champion Magnus Carlsen and some of the world’s best players. The grand final takes place from 9-20 August on chess24. It features the winners in the series - Magnus Carlsen, Liren Ding, Daniil Dubov and Hikaru Nakamura. The organisers cooperate with Kiva - an international nonprofit with a mission to expand financial access to help underserved communities thrive. 

The first phase is the Semi-finals which are the best of 5 series of matches. They are held between 9th  and 13th August 2020. The competitors play 5 matches (one per day). The one who wins 3 matches is the winner of the stage. Each match consists of four 15'+10" rapid games. In case the score after the 4 rapid games is 2-2 then two 5+3 blitz games and then, if needed, an Armageddon game shall be played. In Armageddon White has 5 minutes to Black's 4, but a draw counts as a win for Black 

The second phase is the Finals, held between August 14th - 20th, which are the best-of-7 series. The player who wins 4 matches is the winner of the Tour. 

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Schedule: rounds start every day at 14:00 UTC.

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