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World Rapid Championship

mainz09 The GRENKELEASING Rapid World Championship will take place in Mainz, Germany from 31th July to 2nd August.
World Chess Champion and Chess Classic serial winner Vishwanatan Anand will try to defend his title for the 11th time in a row.

Tournament format: Double round robin. Then matches for 1-2 and 3-4 places.

The first round start at 17.30 GMT, The second round start at 18.30 GMT, The third round start at 19.30 GMT.

Time control: 20 min + 5 sec/move.

ChessOK is going to broadcast all games of this tournament with Rybka 3 Aquarium commentary.

First Day [download PGN], Second Day [download PGN], Finals [download PGN]

Final: Aronian - Nepomniachtchi 3:1

For 3rd place: Anand - Naiditsch 2:2

42nd Biel Chess Festival

biel09The 42nd traditional GM tournament in Biel will take part from July 19th to 31st.

Average ELO is 2716. It is 19th FIDE tournament category.
Tournament format: Double round robin.
Free days: 22nd and 26th July

All rounds start at 13.00 GMT.

ChessOK is going to broadcast all games of this tournament with Rybka 3 Aquarium commentary.

Games: Round 1 [download PGN], Round 2 [download PGN], Round 3 [download PGN], Round 4 [download PGN], Round 5 [download PGN], Round 6 [download PGN], Round 7 [download PGN], Round 8 [download PGN], Round 9 [download PGN], Round 10 [download PGN]

San Sebastian Cultural City Tournament

donostiaVery strong GM’s tournament will take place in San Sebastian, Spain from July 7th to 16th.

12th World Champion Anatoly Karpov will take part in this tournament.

Average ELO is 2682. It is 18th FIDE tournament category.
Tournament format: Round robin.
Free day: 10th July

All rounds start at 15.00 GMT.

ChessOK is going to broadcast all games of this tournament with Rybka 3 Aquarium commentary.

Games: Round 1 [download PGN], Round 2 [download PGN], Round 3 [download PGN], Round 4 [download PGN], Round 5 [download PGN], Round 6 [download PGN], Round 7 [download PGN], Round 8 [download PGN], Round 9 [download PGN], Tie-break [download PGN], All games [download PGN]

Hikaru Nakamura won the tournamet because of tie-break victory 2-0

Dortmund Sparkassen Chess-Meeting 2009

dortmund09The traditional Top GM’s tournament in Dortmund, Germany will take part from July 2nd to 12th.
Average ELO is 2744. It is 20th FIDE tournament category.
Tournament format: Double round robin.
Free day: 7th July

All rounds start at 14.00 GMT. Last round starts at 12.00 GMT.

ChessOK is going to broadcast all games of this tournament with Rybka 3 Aquarium commentary.

Games: Round 1 [download PGN], Round 2 [download PGN], Round 3 [download PGN], Round 4 [download PGN], Round 5 [download PGN], Round 6 [download PGN], Round 7 [download PGN], Round 8 [download PGN], Round 9 [download PGN], Round 10 [download PGN], All games [download PGN]

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