2021 Paris Rapid & Blitz

Since 2016, the Paris Rapid and Blitz tournament has been a part of the Grand Chess Tour and this year is no exception. Through the support of Vivendi and Colliers International, Paris will host the second stop on the 2021 Grand Chess Tour and promises five days of excitement and fireworks. Ten elite grandmasters will compete in 9 rounds of rapid chess and 18 rounds of blitz chess for a total prize fund of $150,000.

 

DATES

June 16-23, 2021

VENUES

Paris, France

FORMAT

10 Player Round Robin

PRIZE FUND

$150,000

 

Date

Event

June 16

Player Arrival

June 17

Opening Ceremony

June 18

Rapid Day 1

June 19

Rapid Day 2

June 20

Rapid Day 3

June 21

Blitz Day 1

June 22

Blitz Day 2

June 23

Player Departure