Grand Chess Tour Superbet Tournament Warsaw: Live

The GCT Superbet Polonia Rapid & Blitz is the second tournament of the Grand Chess Tour 2022 and the first rapid and blitz tournament of the series. Ten players are taking part, six of them by wildcard, which means they don’t play all the tour events.

Live commentary of the Saint Louis Chess Club

participants

Player Name Player Type Country FIDE Rating URS Rating
1 Fabiano Caruana Full Tour Player USA 2786 2793
2 Wesley So Full Tour Player USA 2766 2791
3 Levon Aronian Full Tour Player USA 2765 2777
4 Richard Report Full Tour Player THEIR 2776 2779
5 Viswanathan Anand wild card IND 2751 2748
6 Jan-Krzysztof Duda wild card POL 2750 2777
7 Radoslaw Wojtaszek wild card POL 2696 2708
8 Anton Korobov wild card UKR 2671 2712
9 Kirill Shevchenko wild card UKR 2644 2666
10 David Gravilescu wild card ROU 2518

schedule

May 17

Player Arrival

May 18 2:00 PM

Opening Ceremony

May 19 2:00 PM

Rapid Round 1

3:30 PM

Rapid Round 2

5:00 PM

Rapid Round 3

May 20 2:00 PM

Rapid Round 4

3:30 PM

Rapid Round 5

5:00 PM

Rapid Round 6

May 21 2:00 PM

Rapid Round 7

3:30 PM

Rapid Round 8

5:00 PM

Rapid Round 9

May 22 2:00 PM

Blitz Day 1
(Every 30 minutes)

May 23 2:00 PM

Blitz Day 2
(Every 30 minutes)

6:30 PM

Playoffs (If Necessary)

Closing Ceremony

May 24

Player Departure

*All Times are in Local Poland Time*

About the Grand Chess Tour™

The Grand Chess Tour is a circuit of international events, each demonstrating the highest level of organization for the world’s best players. The legendary Garry Kasparov, one of the world’s greatest ambassadors for chess, inspired the Grand Chess Tour and helped solidify the partnership between the organizers. All Grand Chess Tour 2021 events will comply with local and regional COVID-19 restrictions. For more information about the tour, visit grandchesstour.org.

About the Superbet Foundation

Founded in 2019, Superbet Foundation is a non-profit organization. Its role is to coordinate Superbet Group’s CSR activities and to connect with civil society organizations and the general public. Through its activity, the Foundation strives for a better world, with healthy and educated people and by supporting various projects it wants to inspire people to hold unbreakable moral values. It supports projects in domains like education, health, culture, performance in sport and, most notably, in chess. Since 2019, chess has become one of the backbones of Superbet Foundation by organizing its first tournament of the Grand Chess Tour in Bucharest. The Foundation is committed to turning GCT tournaments into a tradition for the Romanian and Polish chess communities. For more information, visit superchess.ro.

About the Saint Louis Chess Club

The Saint Louis Chess Club is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization that is committed to making chess an important part of our community. In addition to providing a forum for the community to play tournaments and casual games, the club also offers chess improvement classes, beginner lessons and special lectures.

Recognizing the cognitive and behavioral benefits of chess, the Saint Louis Chess Club is committed to supporting those chess programs that already exist in area schools while encouraging the development of new in-school and after-school programs. For more information, visit saintlouischessclub.org.

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