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Aimchess Rapid Preliminary stage – Day 3 LIVE

The Aimchess Rapid is the 8th of 9 events on the $1.6 million 2022 Meltwater Champions Chess Tour and will be played on chess24 from October 14-21. The 16-player field will be cut in half by the 4-day round-robin Prelims.

The players will have 15 minutes for all their moves, plus a 10-second increment starting from move 1. Players will get 3 points for each victory, and 1 point for a draw. If a tiebreak is required, the players will play two 5+3 games and then, if needed, a single Armageddon game. The total prize fund is $150,000, with $750 for a win and $250 for a draw in the Preliminary stage.

The field features 15 grandmasters, including the World Chess Champion Magnus Carlsen. Pairings & Schedule of all Prelim rounds can be found here

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