Live Global Chess Championship – Group F (Giri’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 (click on each group to see participants, pairings and games schedule).

The participants of the Group F areAnish GiriViswanathan AnandBoris GelfandNodirbek AbdusattorovVeselin TopalovJu WenjunRaunak Sadhwani, and Pavel Ponkratov. All matches of the group will be played on Thursday, September 14th, starting at 13:00 CEST.

Knockout Round 1 results:
Anish Giri – Ju Wenjun 2.5-1.5
Veselin Topalov – Raunak Sadhwani 0.5-2.5
Viswanathan Anand – Pavel Ponkratov 2-3
Nodirbek Abdusattorov –
 Boris Gelfand 2.5-0.5

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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