Paris GCT

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Paris GCT joined the Grand Chess Tour in 2016 thanks to the generous sponsorship of Colliers International, Vivendi and DailyMotion and will once again be the first stop on the 2017 Grand Chess Tour.

DATES June 21-25, 2017
LOCATION CANAL FACTORY - Les Studios de Boulogne
FORMAT 10-Player Round Robin
PRIZE FUND $150,000
SPECTATORS Unfortunately, the playing venue will not be open to members of the public this year.
2016 Paris GCT Field

2016 Paris GCT Field

Participants

Magnus Carlsen • Hikaru Nakamura • Wesley So • Maxime Vachier-Lagrave • Sergey Karjakin • Fabiano Caruana • Alexander Grischuk (WC) • Shakhriyar Mamedyarov (WC) • Veselin Topalov (WC)Etienne Bacrot (WC) 

 

Schedule

Rapid (21 – 23 June)

Time 21 June 22 June 23 June
14.00 Round 1 Round 4 Round 7
15.30 Round 2 Round 5 Round 8 
17.00 Round 3 Round 6 Round 9

 

Blitz (24 – 25 June)

Time 24 June Time 25 June
14.00 Round 1 12.00 Round 10
14.30 Round 2 12.30 Round 11
15.00 Round 3 13.00 Round 12
15.30 Round 4 13.30 Round 13
16.00 Round 5 14.00 Round 14
16.30 Round 6 14.30 Round 15
17.00 Round 7 15.00 Round 16
17.30 Round 8 15.30 Round 17
18.00 Round 9 16.00 Round 18
    16.30 Playoffs/Prizegiving

Prize Fund

PLACE PRIZE PLACE PRIZE
1st $37,500 6th $10,000
2nd $25,000 7th $7,500
3rd $20,000 8th $7,500
4th $15,000 9th $7,500
5th $12,500 10th $7,500
Total Prize Fund     $150,000