GRENKE Chess Classic Print
Monday, 26 February 2018 09:55
Grenke 2018


The GRENKE Chess Classic will take place from 31 March-09 April, 2018, at Schwarzwaldhallte Karlsruhe (rounds 1-3) and Kulturhaus LA8 Baden-Baden (rounds 4-9).

The list is topped by the World Champion GM Magnus Carlsen. The other players are last-year winner GM Levon Aronian, GM Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, GM Fabiano Caruana, GM Viswanathan Anand, GM Nikita Vitiugov, GM Arkadij Naiditsch, GM Hou Yifan, GM Georg Meier, GM Matthias Bluebaum.

GRENKE Chess Classic 2018 Trailer

Time control: 100 min/40 moves + 50 min/20 moves + 15 min/rest of the game with a 30 sec increment from move 1

Draws: No draw offers before move 40

Tiebreakers: 1. Number of wins, 2. Number of wins with Black, 3. Head-to-head score

In case of a tie for first place: 2 games with 10 min + 2 sec a move; then if needed 2 games with 5 min + 2 sec a move; finally a game with 6 min for White and 5 min for Black (in case of a draw Black wins)







 
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