Kortchnoi Zurich Chess Challenge 2017

The super-tournament Kortchnoi Zurich Chess Challenge 2017 is scheduled to take place from 12-17th April in Zurich, Switzerland.

The first leg will be all-play-all with the time control 45 min + 30 sec per player. The win will bring 2 points and draw 1 point. The second leg will be with the rapid time control 10 min + 5 sec and the point system is 1 for win, 0,5 for draw.

The participants are Vladimir Kramnik, Viswanathan Anand, Hikaru Nakamura, Ian Nepomniachtchi, Peter Svidler, Boris Gelfand, Yannick Pelletier and the best player from the “Nutcracker” tournament.

Parallel to the main event will be held the 7-round Kortchnoi Open.

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