The 5th Marathon International Rapid Chess Tournament will be held on 7th-8th June, 2014 at Mega Mall Rabat in Rabat, the capital and the fifth largest city of Morocco, situated on the Atlantic Ocean at the mouth of the river Bou Regrer. It will be a traditionally strong event, with many Grandmasters and a special participation of GM Viswanathan Anand - the challenger for Carlsen’s crown, who will have a special rapid simul on Sunday
The 21 round Blitz Swiss with a time control 5 minutes per player is starting on 7th June at 10:00 CET. Top seeds are GM Loek Van Wely and Chess Insider’s author GM Christian Bauer. Other participants include GM Daniel Fridman, GM Alexander Ipatov, GM Fernando Peralta, GM Eric Hansen, etc.
Games will be live on Chessdom with computer analysis by Stockfish, Komodo, and Houdini.
Today also starts GM Nakamura – GM Navara, follow the match with analysis at 15:00 CET here