2020-10-15

Altibox Norway Chess 2020

Altibox Norway Chess is taking place in Stavanger, Norway from 5th to 16th October. The tournament is featuring: Carlsen, Magnus; Caruana, Fabiano; Aronian, Levon; Duda, Jan-Krzysztof; Firouzja, Alireza; Tari, Aryan; 
System of play: 6-player double round-robin where every round consists of a classical game where a win is worth 3 points. If it's a draw an armageddon is played where the win worths 1.5 points and the loss 1 point.

Time control for classical games: 2 hours, with a 10-second increment per move only after move 40. 
The white player keeps his color for the Armageddon.
Time control for Armageddon games: White has 10 minutes and Black has 7 minutes with an increment of 1 second per move, starting from move 41


Schedule:
All classical games start at 15:00 UTC and the Armageddons 20 mins after the classical is drawn.
14.10 is a rest day.
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2020-10-10

Claus Dieter Meyer Memorial 2020

The Claus Dieter Meyer Memorial tournament held from 10th to 18th October 2020 in Bremen, Germany. 

System of play: 9-round Swiss

Time control: 100 min. for 40 moves, then 30 min. till game end 

History: Claus-Dieter Meyer (1946 - 2020) is a remarkable person in German chess, famous as a player, an author of many chess publications and translator, trainer, and chess analyzer. 

Official site

Schedule in UTC:

Round 1    Oct 10, 2020    14:00    
Round 2    Oct 11, 2020    14:00    
Round 3    Oct 12, 2020    14:00    
Round 4    Oct 13, 2020    14:00    
Round 5    Oct 14, 2020    14:00    
Round 6    Oct 15, 2020    10:00    
Round 7    Oct 16, 2020    14:00    
Round 8    Oct 17, 2020    14:00    
Round 9    Oct 18, 2020    10:00

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