Live Global Chess Championship – Group C (Wesley So’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. 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 C areWesley SoAlexander GrischukVasyl IvanchukJeffery XiongBenjamin BokDenis LazavikRay Robson, and Oleksandr Bortnyk. All four matches of the Round 1 for the group C are scheduled for Saturday, September 17th, starting at 18:00 CEST.

Group C – Round 1 pairings & schedule:
Wesley So vs Denis Lazavik, September 17, 18:00 CEST
Ray Robson vs Vasyl Ivanchuk, September 17, 18:00 CEST
Alexander Grischuk vs Benjamin Bok, September 17, 18:00 CEST
Jeffery Xiong vs Oleksandr Bortnyk, September 17, 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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