Opera Euro Rapid Finals - So beats Carlsen

by ChessBase
2/14/2021 – The Opera Euro Rapid tournament is the third event of the Meltwater Champions Chess Tour. Sixteen strong grandmasters played a preliminary round lasting three days to find out who moves on to the quarterfinals. In the knockout stage, each encounter is decided over two days. Read the full report on Day 1 of the finals. The action kicks off at 17.00 CET.

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Finals - Day 2

The preliminary stage is a single round robin event. From Saturday until Monday, the participants will play five games per day to find out which eight players move on to the knockout stage. The tournament features a $100,000 prize fund, with $30,000 for first place.

The time control is 15 minutes for all moves, with a 10-second increment from move 1. No draw offers are allowed before move 40.

Tournament bracket

Opera Euro Rapid Chess 2021

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Live games and commentary


Commentary by Amruta Mokal and Sagar Shah

Final standings - Preliminaries

Opera Euro Rapid Chess 2021

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  • February 6-8 - Preliminaries
  • February 9-10 - Quarterfinals
  • February 11-12 - Semifinals
  • February 13-14 - Finals


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