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€36,000 prize fund and 2 spots on the next Magnus Carlsen Chess Tour · September 1st - 27th

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English stream by Magnus Carlsen

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What's at stake?

All players will stream and commentate live while playing. There will be a 16-player final phase where the 8 winners of the qualifiers are going to fight for 2 places on the next Chess Tour against 8 invited super GMs like the World Champion Magnus Carlsen, Anish Giri and Fabiano Caruana


Schedule & Results

Finals 16 Players
September 21st - 27th
First Round
September 21st, 22nd & 23rd
Monday 21st:
Radjabov 4 - 6 Le
So 5.5 - 2.5 Shankland
Tuesday 22nd:
Aronian 5.5 - 2.5 Jones
Giri 7 - 6 Svidler
Carlsen 5.5 - 1.5 Narayanan
Grischuk 5.5 - 1.5 Mamedov
Caruana 5.5 - 2.5 Bluebaum
Wednesday 23rd:
MVL 5.5 - 1.5 Oparin
September 24th & 25th
Thursday 24th:
Grischuk 3.5 - 5.5 Aronian
So 6 - 4 Vachier-Lagrave
Firday 25th:
Carlsen 5.5 - 1.5 Giri
Caruana 3.5 - 5.5 Le
September 26th
Saturday 26th:
Carlsen 5.5 - 2.5 Aronian
So 6 - 3 Le
The Final
September 29th
Tuesday 29th:
Carlsen 5.5 - 3.5 So
Full Qualifiers Schedule
September 1st - 19th
Qualifier A
WINNER: Sam Shankland
September 1st, 2nd & 5th
Qualifier B
WINNER: Liem Quang Le
September 3rd, 4th & 5th
Qualifier C
WINNER: Rauf Mamedov
September 6th, 7th & 12th
Qualifier D
WINNER: SL Narayanan
September 8th, 9th & 12th
Qualifier E
WINNER: Matthias Bluebaum
September 10th, 11th & 12th
Qualifier F
WINNER: Grigoriy Oparin
September 13th, 14th & 19th
Qualifier G
WINNER: Gawain Jones
September 15th, 16th & 19th
Qualifier H
WINNER: Peter Svidler
September 17th, 18th & 19th



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