The 21st category super-tournament Tigran Petrosian Memorial, sponsored by Tashir Group, will be held on 3-11th November at the Hotel Novotel Moscow City. Chairman of the organizing committee is the President of the Republic of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan. The prize fund is 100 000 euros.
The event is an 8-player round robin, consisting of: Levon Aronian ARM 2797, Alexander Grischuk RUS (2795), Vladimir Kramnik RUS (2760), Boris Gelfand ISR (2759), Peter Leko HUN (2731), Ding Liren CHN (2730), Alexander Morozevich RUS (2724) and Ernesto Inarkiev RUS (2688).
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Opening ceremony LIVE at 17:00 CET
Update: drawing of lots 1. Ding Liren 2. Leko 3. Aronian 4. Grischuk 5. Inarkiev 6. Gelfand 7. Morozevich 8. Kramnik
Round 1 pairings:
Ding Liren – Kramnik
Leko – Morozevich
Aronian – Gelfand
Grischuk – Inarkiev