Julius Baer Generation Cup LIVE

The Julius Baer Generation Cup is the 7th event of the Meltwater Champions Chess Tour and takes place from 18-25 September on The event will feature 16 world-class players spanning the age spectrum. World Chess Champion Magnus Carlsen will headline the field and meet again with 19-year-old Hans Niemann. The field includes also the six-time World Championship candidate Boris Gelfand, Ukraine’s 53-year-old former World Rapid Champion Vassily Ivanchuk, 15-year-old Christopher Yoo, Indian prodigy PraggnanandhaaVincent Keymer, Arjun Erigaisi, Anish GiriLevon AronianLiem LeRadoslaw WojtaszekDavid Navara, Ivan Saric, and Adhiban Baskaran.

Hans Niemann vs Magnus Carlsen, Julius Baer Generation Cup LIVE

The first stage of the event will be a preliminary stage when the 16-player field gets cut in half by the 4-day round-robin. The total prize fund is $150,000, with $750 for a win and $250 for a draw in the Prelims. The quarterfinals and semi-finals are 1-day, 4-game matches, while the final will feature two such matches over two days. The players have 15 minutes for all their moves, plus a 10-second increment starting from move 1. In the Prelims there are 3 points for a win and 1 for a draw. If a tiebreak is required the players will play two 5+3 games and then, if needed, a single Armageddon game, where White has 5 minutes to Black’s 4, but a draw counts as a win for Black. No draw offers are allowed before move 40. Julius Baer Generation Cup Pairings & Schedule

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