World Rapid Team Championship - Live!

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8/28/2023 – The first-ever World Rapid Team Championship is taking place in Düsseldorf on August 26-28. Forty teams registered to take part in the tournament. The list of contenders includes the likes of Wesley So, Levon Aronian and Fabiano Caruana. In addition, two former world champions, Vishy Anand and Vladimir Kramnik, are participating. | Follow the games live with expert commentary starting at 13.30 CEST (6.30 ET, 16.30 IST)

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Rounds 9-12

The event is a 12-round Swiss tournament. The first named team in a pairing shall have the white pieces on the odd-numbered boards and the black pieces on the even-numbered boards.

The time control will be 15 minutes, with a 10-second increment from move one.

The scoring will be based on match points: a win scores two points, a draw scores one point, and a loss means zero points. A team with the highest number of match points in the relevant final standings shall be declared World Rapid Team Champion.

The full regulations of the event can be found here.

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