2021 Croatia Grand Chess Tour

The 2021 Croatia Grand Chess Tour Rapid and Blitz tournament will be the second Rapid and Blitz event and the third stop on the 2021 Grand Chess Tour. In 2019, Croatia Grand Chess Tour featured all 12 tour participants competing in classical format while this year's 2021 event will feature ten elite grandmasters competing over 9 rounds of rapid chess and 18 rounds of blitz chess.

 

DATES

July 5-12, 2021

VENUES

Kongresni Centar NSK, Zagreb, Croatia

FORMAT

10 Player Round Robin

PRIZE FUND

$150,000

 

Participants

Maxime

Vachier-Lagrave

Ian

Nepomniachtchi

Alexander

Grischuk

Shakhriyar

Mamedyarov

Anish

Giri

Garry

Kasparov

Jorden

Van Foreest

Viswanathan

Anand

Ivan

Saric

Anton

Korobov

Jan-Krzysztof

Duda

 

Date

Time*

Event

July 5

 

Player Arrival

July 6  

Opening Ceremony

     
July7 3:00 PM

Rapid Round 1

4:30 PM

Rapid Round 2

6:00 PM

Rapid Round 3

     
July 8 3:00 PM

Rapid Round 4

4:30 PM

Rapid Round 5

6:00 PM

Rapid Round 6

     
July 9 3:00 PM

Rapid Round 7

4:30 PM

Rapid Round 8

6:00 PM

Rapid Round 9

     
July 10 3:00 PM

Blitz Day 1
(Every 30 minutes)

     
July 11 3:00 PM

Blitz Day 2
(Every 30 minutes)

7:30 PM

Playoffs

8:30 PM

Closing Ceremony

     
July 12  

Player Departure

*All times are local time, CEST*