European Rapid Championship LIVE

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12/9/2018 – The 2018 European Rapid Championship is being played at the Alexander Palace in Skopje, Republic of Macedonia, on December 8th and 9th. The top seed is Vladislav Artimiev, the winner of the European Blitz Championship. | Photos: Patricia Claros Aguilar

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434 players contest European Rapid title

The format is a Swiss open with 13 rounds. Players have 15 minutes plus a 10-second bonus per move starting from move one. The prize fund is EUR €20,000 with first place receiving €4,000. The tournament is organised by the Chess Club Gambit Asseco together with the chess federation of the FYROM.

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