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Blitz and rapid tournament with Nepomniachtchi and Carlsen started in Croatia KXan 36 Daily News

Date: June 25, 2024 Time: 14:24:51

Joining them are: 15th Indian world champion Viswanathan Anand, 2018 Candidates Tournament winner Fabiano Caruana (USA, ex-Italy), as well as Jan-Krzysztof Duda (Poland), Richard Rapport (Romania, ex-Italy), -Hungary), Alireza Firouzja (France, ex-Iran), Ivan Saric (Croatia), Dommaraju Gukes (India) and Constantin Lupulescu (Romania).

The total prize fund of the ten grandmaster competition is $175,000, with the winner receiving a check for $40,000. On Wednesday, the participants started with rapids and will play a one-round mini-tournament in this version of the game over two days. further. Here the time control is as follows: 25 minutes per game for each opponent plus 10 seconds for each move made. Accumulation of points in the general table: victory – two points, tie – 1, defeat – zero.

The rhythm of the duels will enter an accelerated rhythm from July 8, when the chess players will begin to solve things in blitz, and already in two rounds. Only five minutes are awarded per game, plus a two-second bonus per move. Points for a specific result are two times less than in rapid: a win is one, a loss is half a point.


Multiple champion of the country, winner of several international team tournaments as part of the Russian team Petr Svidler and two-time winner of the gold medal of the youth championships of the planet Polina Shuvalova received special invitations (“wild card”) from the International Chess Federation for participate in the 2023 World Cup. The draw for the prestigious trophy will take place from July 30 to August 24 in Baku, the main city of Azerbaijan.

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