2016 Regulations

The Tour is a series of four Events in which players earn Grand Tour Points in accordance with their final rank in each Event. At the conclusion of the Tour, the top two players based on the final Grand Tour Point standings shall be awarded Tour Prizes.

Rating Calculations for 2016

The 2016 Grand Chess Tour shall invite the top-three finishers from the 2015 Grand Chess Tour and six players by rating. The rating used shall be the average of each monthly FIDE rating supplement from February to December, as well as the live rating list immediately after the 2015 London Chess Classic. Live ratings will be updated daily in the table below.