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Grand Chess Tour – Romania 2021 LIVE

The first event of the 2021 Grand Chess Tour, Superbet Chess Classic 2021, will take place from June 3-15, 2021 in Bucharest, Romania.

The event will be hosted in Stejarii County Club, with 10 participants playing a 9 rounds round-robin tournament. The total prize fund is 325.000$.

List of participants:

  • Fabiano Caruana
  • Levon Aronian
  • Anish Giri
  • Alexander Grischuk
  • Wesley So
  • Shakhriyar Mamedyarov
  • Teimour Radjabov
  • Maxime Vachier-Lagrave
  • Bogdan-Daniel Deac
  • Constantin Lupulescu

Due to a last-minute illness, GM Richard Rapport (a full tour player) has withdrawn from the GCT Superbet Classic in Bucharest and he was replaced by Romanian No. 2 GM Bogdan-Daniel Deac.

The opening ceremony took place today, followed by drawing of lots which decided the pairings of the first round.

Round 6 pairings:

So Wesley – Anish Giri
Maxime Vachier-Lagrave – Fabiano Caruana
Shakhriyar Mamedyarov – Levon Aronian
Alexander Grischuk – Constantin Lupulescu
Bogdan-Daniel Deac – Teimour Radjabov

Round 5 games:

Bogdan-Daniel Deac – Wesley So
Teimour Radjabov – Alexander Grischuk
Constantin Lupulescu – Shakhriyar Mamedyarov
Levon Aronian – Maxime Vachier-Lagrave
Fabiano Caruana – Anish Giri

Round 4 games: Wesley So – Fabiano Caruana / Anish Giri – Levon Aronian / Maxime Vachier-Lagrave – Constantin Lupulescu / Shakhriyar Mamedyarov – Teimour Radjabov / Alexander Grischuk – Bogdan-Daniel Deac

Round 3 games: Alexander Grischuk – Wesley So/Bogdan-Daniel Deac – Shakhriyar Mamedyarov / Teimour Radjabov – Maxime Vachier-Lagrave / Constantin Lupulescu – Anish Giri / Levon Aronian – Fabiano Caruana

Round 2 games: Wesley So – Aronian LevonFabiano Caruana – Constantin LupulescuAnish Giri – Teimour RadjabovMaxime Vachier-Lagrave – Bogdan-Daniel DeacShakhriyar Mamedyarov – Alexander Grischuk

Round 1 games: Shakhriyar Mamedyarov – Wesley SoAlexander Grischuk – Maxime Vachier-LagraveBogdan-Daniel Deac – Anish GiriTeimour Radjabov – Fabiano Caruana / Constantin Lupulescu – Levon Aronian

All the games from the Romania 2021 Grand Chess Tour will be live daily on chessdom.com.

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