2019 Superbet Rapid & Blitz

The 2019 Superbet Rapid & Blitz is Europe’s new addition to the tour and will provide another unique location for the 2019 tour participants. The tournament is sponsored by Superbet Romania and will be hosted at the prestigious Stejarii Country Club in Bucharest. The facility boasts an amazing range of sports including squash, tennis, indoor swimming, aerobics, martial arts and even a golf driving range. It will form an ideal setting for what could well be a pivotal stop as the players fight for one of the four key qualifying spots to the GCT Finals in London.

DATES

November 6 - 10, 2019

VENUE

Stejarii Country Club, Bucharest, Romania

FORMAT

10 Player Round Robin

COMMENTATORS

GM Yannick Pellitier , WGM Jennifer Shahade, GM Maurice Ashley and GM Cristian Chirilă

PRIZE FUND

$150,000

 

The prestigious Stejarii Country Club, located in the heart of the Baneasa Forest in Bucharest will be the playing venue for the 6th leg of the 2019 Grand Chess Tour

Participants

Fabiano

Caruana

Levon

Aronian

Wesley

So

Shakhriyar

Mamedyarov

Sergey

Karjakin

Anish

Giri

Viswanathan

Anand

Vladislav

Artemiev

Le Quang

Liem

Anton

Korobov

 

Schedule

Rapid

Time (EET)

Nov. 6

Time (EET)

Nov. 7

Time (EET)

Nov. 8

15.00

Round 1

15.00

Round 4

15.00

Round 7

16.30

Round 2

16.30

Round 5

16.30

Round 8 

18.00

Round 3

18.00

Round 6

18.00

Round 9

 

Blitz

Time (EET)

Nov. 9

Time (EET)

Nov. 10

15.00

Round 1

15.00

Round 10

15.30

Round 2

15.30

Round 11

16.00

Round 3

16.00

Round 12

16.30

Round 4

16.30

Round 13

17.00

Round 5

17.00

Round 14

17.30

Round 6

17.30

Round 15

18.00

Round 7

18.00

Round 16

18.30

Round 8

18.30

Round 17

19.00

Round 9

19.00

Round 18

 

 

19.30

Playoffs / Prizegiving