Chess News

Paris Grand Chess Tour 2018

PGCT LogoThe Paris Grand Chess Tour is the 2nd of 5 stages of the 2018 Grand Chess Tour, in which 9 of the world’s best players and wild cards will play for a total prize fund of $1.2 million.
Wesley So won the first event in Leuven.
The Paris event takes place in the studios of the CANAL+ TV channel in Boulogne-Billancourt and features Caruana, Nakamura, So, MVL, Anand, Aronian, Grischuk, Mamedyarov, Karjakin and wild card Kramnik. The rapid event is a 10-player single round-robin and features 3 rounds each day on the first 3 days, with a time control of 25 minutes for all moves and a 10-second delay from move 1. The final 2 days are a blitz double round-robin, with 18 rounds of 5 minutes + 3-second delay blitz. Rapid games count double, with 2 points for a win and 1 for a draw.

Live games with analysis will be provided daily with the best chess software competing in the Top Chess Engine Championship – Komodo, Houdini, and Stockfish.

More live chess 12th Chess Festival “Silver Lake 2018“
/2nd Hersonissos International Open /1st International Pelion Open

Schedule CET

Rapid (20 – 22 June)

TIME 20 JUNE TIME 21 JUNE TIME 22 JUNE
14.00 Round 1 12.00 Round 4 14.00 Round 7
15.30 Round 2 13.30 Round 5 15.30 Round 8
17.00 Round 3 15.00 Round 6 17.00 Round 9

Blitz (23 – 24 June)

TIME 23 JUNE TIME 24 JUNE
14.00 Round 1 12.00 Round 10
14.30 Round 2 12.30 Round 11
15.00 Round 3 13.00 Round 12
15.30 Round 4 13.30 Round 13
16.00 Round 5 14.00 Round 14
16.30 Round 6 14.30 Round 15
17.00 Round 7 15.00 Round 16
17.30 Round 8 15.30 Round 17
18.00 Round 9 16.00 Round 18
16.30 Playoffs
18:30
Prizegiving

Chessdom is dedicated to professional and independent coverage of chess news and events from all over the globe! Join us for live chess games, interviews, video and photo reports, and social media reactions. Follow the development of the strongest chess software, which affects all chess today, via the Top Chess Engine Championship with its 24/7 live broadcast with chat.

Copyright © 2007-2021 Chessdom.com

To Top