Zürich Chess Challenge starts tonight


GM Vladimir Kramnik (right) - here in play against GM Arkadij Najditsch in
Dortmund last summer - will play in Zürich Chess Challenge which starts
today. He will be Challenged by GM Fabiano Caruana, GM Vishy Anand,
GM Levon Aronian, GM Hikaru Nakamura and GM Sergej Karjakin. The
players will play a blitz tournament today to decide starting numbers.
Tomorrow the first of five normal games will be played. Then at the end
the players will play a rapid tournament with 5 rounds.In the normal chess
section the players will get 2 points for a win and 1 for a draw. In the rapid
chess the players get the normal points for win and draw.Follow the blitz
tournament today with start 7 p.m. (19.00).The veterans GM Viktor Korchnoi
and GM Wolfgang Uhlmann will also play a rapid match. Read more on
Chessbase and follow the games live on the homepage or on ChessBomb.

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