Oslo Esports Cup - Games and standings

by ChessBase
4/28/2022 – Today, the Esports Cup in Oslo comes to a thrilling finish: before the seventh and final round World Champion Magnus Carlsen and the 16-year-old Indian Grandmaster Pragganandhaa share the lead with 12/18 and they both have chances to win the tournament. In round seven Carlsen plays against Shakhriyar Mamedyarov while Praggnanandhaa plays against Giri. Play starts at 18:00 CEST / 16:00 UTC. Follow the games live and with commentary.

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Oslo Esports Cup

Players go head-to-head in one four-game match a day for seven days, with the winner the player who accrues the most points — and cash — overall.

Each match consists of four rapid games, with the winner earning $7,500 (3 points). If the match is tied, there is a blitz tiebreak, with 2 blitz games followed, if needed, by a single Armageddon game. The winner earns $5,000 (2 points) and the loser $2,500 (1).

For each rapid game, the players have 15 minutes for all their moves, with a 10-second increment after each move. For blitz games, it’s 5 minutes and a 3-second increment, while for the Armageddon game White has 5 minutes to Black’s 4, but a draw counts as a win for Black.

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A won match is worth 3 points or 2 points if the match was won after a tiebreak. A lost match after a tiebreak is worth one point but if you lose a match outright, you do not get any points. 

Final standings

Oslo Esports Cup 2022

Games and commentary

 

Commentary by Peter Leko and Tania Sachdev

Oslo Esports Cup

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