Altibox Norway Chess 2019

Altibox Norway Chess 2019

Location :  Clarion Hotel Energy

Date : June 3-15

 

Players

1. Magnus Carlsen (Norway). Ranked number 1 in the world.
2. Fabiano Caruana (USA). Ranked number 2 in the world.
3. Shakhriyar Mamedyarov (Azerbajian). Ranked number 3 in the world.
4. Ding Liren (China). Ranked number 4 in the world.
5. Maxime Vachier-Lagrave (France). Ranked number 5 in the world.
6. Viswanathan Anand (India). Ranked number 8 in the world.
7. Alexander Grischuk (Russia). Ranked number 9 in the world.
8. Levon Aronian (Armenia). Ranked number 11 in the world.
9. Wesley So (USA). Ranked number 12 in the world.
10. Yangyi Yu (China). Ranked number 13 in the world.

In case of shared first place, there will be a blitz play-off to decide the winner.
If two players share first place, there will be, on the 14th of June, a 2-game match with the same time control
as in the blitz tournament: 3 min. + 2 sec. increment per move. If this match ends in a tie, there
will be an Armageddon game where white has 5 minutes and black has 4 minutes with an
increment of 3 seconds per move, starting from move 61 with draw odds. If more than two
players share first place, there will be, on the 15th of June, a double round-robin with the same
tiebreak rules as the opening blitz tournament. The remaining players in this will share their money prizes.

Round 1 start Tuesday June 4 at 17:00 (11 am central)

 

Last Year’s Winner Fabiano Caruana with 5.5/9

Altibox Norway Chess 2018 / Round 9 / Final

 

 

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