Live Global Chess Championship – Group A (Hikaru’s group) LIVE

The knockout phase of the Global Chess Championship kicked off today and it will be played from September 14 to October 9. The Knockout part of the event features 32 players who qualified from the Play-in CGC tournaments and 32 invited players. 64 players are divided in eight groups, and the Winners of each group will move on to the CGC Finals which will take place from 2-9 November in Toronto, Canada. The remaining 56 players will share the total prize fund of $440,000 for the CGC Knockout. A very strong CGC Knockout line-up includes Hikaru NakamuraJan-Krzysztof DudaWesley SoFabiano Caruana, Ian NepomniachtchiAnish Giri, Ding Liren and Levon Aronian who are topping the respective groups: Group AGroup BGroup CGroup DGroup EGroup FGroup G, and Group H.

The participants of the Group A areHikaru NakamuraMichael AdamsLeinier DominguezLe Quang LiemEric HansenRodrigo Vasquez, and Maksim Chigaev. The first match in the group will be played on September 14th between Le Quang Liem and Eric Hansen. Scroll down to see the games of each match

Group A – Round 1 pairings & schedule:
Le Quang Lieam – Eric Hansen 2-3
David Navara –
Michael Adams 3-2
Leinier Dominguez vs Maksim Chigaev, September 17, 18:00 CEST
Hikaru Nakamura vs Rodrigo Vasquez, 
September 18, 18:00 CEST

Hikaru’s group LIVE / Duda’s group LIVE / Wesley So’s group LIVE / Caruana’s group LIVE / Nepo’s group LIVE / Giri’s group LIVE / Ding Liren’s group LIVE / Aronian’s group LIVE

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