2019 Croatia Grand Chess Tour

 

 

The 2019 Croatia Grand Chess Tour tournament will be the first of two classical events and the second stop on the 2019 Grand Chess Tour. The tournament is hosted in partnership between the Grand Chess Tour and Chess Club e4 from Zagreb and will see all 12 full tour participants compete over 11 rounds of classical chess for a prize fund of $325,000.

 

 

 

DATES

June 26 – July 8, 2019

VENUES

Mimara Museum (Opening Ceremony) & Novinarski Dom (Tournament Games)

FORMAT

12 Player Round Robin

COMMENTATORS

GM Yasser Seirawan, IM Jovanka Houska, GM Alejandro Ramirez and GM Maurice Ashley.

PRIZE FUND

$325,000

 

Spectator tickets for the Croatia GCT tournament

A total of 120 spectator tickets are available daily for members of the public wishing to visit the playing venue in person. The entrance fee for adults is HRK 80 (EUR 11) per day. A ticket package for all 11 playing days can also be purchased for HRK 500 (€ 57).

Individuals wishing to visit the playing venue as a spectator must be in possession of a valid spectator ticket in order to gain entrance.

Tickets can be requested online at https://www.ulaznice.hr/web/regular/17768847?lang=en

 

 

The Mimara Museum in Zagreb will host the opening ceremony while the tournament games will be played at the historical Novinarski Dom building, permanent head office of the Croatian Journalists Association.

 

Participants

Vishy

Anand

Levon

Aronian

Fabiano

Caruana

Magnus

Carlsen

Liren

Ding

Anish

Giri

Sergey

Karjakin

Shakriyar

Mamaderov

Hikaru

Nakamura

Ian

Nepomniachtchi

Wesley

So

Maxime

Vachier-Lagrave

 

Schedule

Date

 

Time

(GMT + 2)

Event

 

June 26

16.30

Round 1

June 27

16.30

Round 2

June 28

16.30

Round 3

June 29

16.30

Round 4

June 30

16.30

Round 5

July 1

16.30

Round 6

July 2

Rest Day

Rest Day

July 3

16.30

Round 7

July 4

16.30

Round 8

July 5

16.30

Round 9

July 6

16.30

Round 10

July 7

16.30

Round 11

July 8

16.30

Playoff (If Required) / Closing Ceremony