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Tbilisi FIDE Grand Prix

Tbilisi
The third stage of the FIDE Grand Prix series 2014-2015 will take place from 14-28th February in Tbilisi, Georgia.

FIDE Grand Prix is part of the FIDE World Chess Championship cycle. The winner and second placed player overall of the GP Series will qualify for the next Candidates Tournament.

The first two events were held in Baku, with Fabiano Caruana and Boris Gelfand sharing the first place, and in Tashkent where Dmitry Andreikin emerged sole winner.

Leading the overall Grand Prix standings after two events is Caruana on 230 points, followed by Hikaru Nakamura on 207 points and Andreikin on 190 points.

Each Grand Prix stage is a 12-player round robin event with the prize money of 120,000 EUR offered by the host city. The winner of Grand Prix in Tbilisi will earn 20,000 EUR.

Tbilisi GP participants:

Grischuk Alexander RUS 2810
Giri Anish NED 2797
Vachier-Lagrave Maxime FRA 2775
Mamedyarov Shakhriyar AZE 2759
Svidler Peter RUS 2739
Andreikin Dmitry RUS 2737
Jakovenko Dmitry RUS 2733
Radjabov Teimour AZE 2731
Dominguez Leinier CUB 2726
Tomashevsky Evgeny RUS 2716
Kasimdzhanov Rustam UZB 2705
Baadur Jobava GEO 2696

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