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Sergey Karjakin’s tournament schedule before World Chess Championship Match (Updated)

After shocking the organizers of the Altibox Norway Chess tournament with a late but expected cancellation, the manager of Sergey Karjakin announced the schedule for the remainder of the year.

As Kiryllos Zangalis told to journalist Oleg Bogatov, Sergey Karjakin will play in the Vugar Gashimov Memorial in Shamkir, in the Match Russia-China and in the 42nd Chess Olympiad in Baku, Azerbaijan.
Update (11 Apr): TASS reports that Karjakin will play in Bilbao Masters Final instead of China-Russia match.

Gashimov Memorial will take place from 23rd May to 2nd June, there follows Bilbao Masters Final from 13-23rd July, the Olympiad from 1-14th September, and finally the World Chess Championship Match from 11-30th November in New York.

Sergey Karjakin

Sergey Karjakin

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