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 in the series. Ten players participate, six of them by wildcard, meaning they don’t play all the tour events.

Live commentary from the Saint Louis Chess Club

Speakers

player name type of player Country FIDE rating URS Ranking
1 Fabien Caruana Full Tour Player UNITED STATES 2786 2793
2 so wesley Full Tour Player UNITED STATES 2766 2791
3 Levon Aronian Full Tour Player UNITED STATES 2765 2777
4 Richard Report Full Tour Player HUN 2776 2779
5 Viswanathan Anand Wildcard character INDIANA 2751 2748
6 Jan-Krzysztof Duda Wildcard character POL 2750 2777
7 Radoslaw Wojtaszek Wildcard character POL 2696 2708
8 Anton Korobov Wildcard character UK 2671 2712
9 Kirill Shevchenko Wildcard character UK 2644 2666
ten David Gravilescu Wildcard character ROU 2518

Program

May 17

Arrival of the player

May 18 2:00 p.m.

Opening ceremony

May 19 2:00 p.m.

Quick turn 1

3:30 p.m.

Quick turn 2

5:00 p.m.

Quick turn 3

May 20 2:00 p.m.

Quick turn 4

3:30 p.m.

Quick turn 5

5:00 p.m.

Quick turn 6

May 21 2:00 p.m.

Quick turn 7

3:30 p.m.

Quick turn 8

5:00 p.m.

Quick turn 9

May 22 2:00 p.m.

Blitz Day 1
(every 30 minutes)

May 23 2:00 p.m.

Blitz Day 2
(every 30 minutes)

6:30 p.m.

Playoffs (if necessary)

Closing ceremony

May 24

Departure of the player

*All times are local Polish 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 best players in the world. The legendary Garry Kasparov, one of the world’s greatest chess ambassadors, inspired the Grand Chess Tour and helped solidify the partnership between organizers. All Grand Chess Tour 2021 events will comply with local and regional COVID-19 restrictions. For more information on the tour, visit grandchesstour.org.

About the Superbet Foundation

Founded in 2019, the Superbet Foundation is a non-profit organization. Its role is to coordinate the CSR actions of the Superbet Group and to ensure the link with civil society organizations and the general public. Through its activity, the Foundation aspires to a better world, with healthy and educated people and by supporting various projects, it wants to inspire people to adopt unshakable moral values. It supports projects in fields such as education, health, culture, performance in sport and, more particularly, in chess. Since 2019, chess has become one of the backbones of the Superbet Foundation by organizing its first Grand Chess Tour tournament in Bucharest. The Foundation is committed to making GCT tournaments a tradition for the Romanian and Polish chess communities. For more information, go to superchess.ro.

About the Saint Louis Chess Club

The Saint Louis Chess Club is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization 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 advanced chess classes, beginners classes, and special lectures.

Recognizing the cognitive and behavioral benefits of chess, the Saint Louis Chess Club is committed to supporting 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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