Superbet Rapid & Blitz Poland - Live!

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5/12/2024 – Kicking off the 2024 Grand Chess Tour is the Superbet Rapid & Blitz Poland, the first of three speed chess events, which is taking place on May 8-12 in Warsaw. The event starts with 9 rounds of rapid action, followed by 18 rounds of blitz. Included in the field are world number one Magnus Carlsen and the next challenger for the world crown, D Gukesh. | Follow the games live with expert commentary starting at 13.00 CEST (7.00 ET, 16.30 IST)

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Day 5 - Blitz

The Superbet Rapid & Blitz Poland is the first stage of the 2024 Grand Chess Tour. The tournament features rapid and blitz chess.

A single round-robin, rapid event will take place on May 8-10, with a time control of 25 minutes for the whole plus 10-second increments per move. A double round-robin, blitz event will follow on May 11-12, with a time control of 5 minutes plus 2-second increments.

The event features a prize fund that amounts to $175,000, with $40,000 reserved for the winner. Grand Chess Tour points will also be awarded.

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Live games and commentary

Commentary by Yasser Seirawan, Cristian Chirila, Nazi Paikidze and Jovanka Houska

Game analysis by Robert Ris

Current standings - Blitz

Final standings - Rapid (win = 2 pts. | draw = 1 pt.)

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