Grand Swiss FIDE Qualifiers

Title Surname Firstnames Country Rating
21 GM
Vidit
Santosh Gujrathi India 2718 Rating Qualifier 34
22 GM
Tomashevsky
Evgeny Russia 2718 Rating Qualifier 37
23 GM
Matlakov
Maxim Russia 2716 Rating Qualifier 44
24 GM
Le
Quang Liem Vietnam 2708 Rating Qualifier 32
25 GM
Xiong
Jeffery United States 2707 Rating Qualifier 77
26 GM
Shankland
Sam United States 2705 Rating Qualifier 26
27 GM
Amin
Bassem Egypt 2699 Rating Qualifier 40
28 GM
Dubov
Daniil Russia 2699 Rating Qualifier 42
29 GM
Howell
David W L England 2694 Rating Qualifier 46
30 GM
Inarkiev
Ernesto Russia 2693 Rating Qualifier 49
31 GM
Grandelius
Nils Sweden 2691 Rating Qualifier 66
32 GM
Jones
Gawain C B England 2688 Rating Qualifier 55
33 GM
Rodshtein
Maxim Israel 2685 Rating Qualifier 63
34 GM
Kamsky
Gata United States 2685 Rating Qualifier 74
35 GM
Ragger
Markus Austria 2684 Rating Qualifier 52
36 GM
Vallejo Pons
Francisco Spain 2684 Rating Qualifier 41
37 GM
McShane
Luke England 2682 Rating Qualifier 71
38 GM
Sargissian
Gabriel Armenia 2681 Rating Qualifier 53
39 GM
Berkes
Ferenc Hungary 2681 Rating Qualifier 72
40 GM
Saric
Ivan Croatia 2681 Rating Qualifier 48
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Preview: 2019 FIDE Chess.com Grand Swiss
Published: 15 Sep 2019

John Saunders reports: in just under a month’s time there begins the newest, and potentially most exciting, qualification event in the 2019/2020 World Chess Championship cycle – the inaugural FIDE Chess.com Grand Swiss tournament, to be played over 11 rounds in the Isle of Man. The primary purpose of this tournament is to fill one of the eight places in the Candidates’ Tournament to be held in the first half of 2020. It features a phenomenal field of 160 leading players who aspire to the title and an eye-popping first prize of $70,000, with a total prize fund of $432,500. The latter detail has also attracted the two biggest names of all, Magnus Carlsen and Fabiano Caruana, who head a competitor list featuring 26* players rated 2700 or more.


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IOM International Chess Limited Announces ‘FIDE Chess.com Grand Swiss’
Published: 03 Jun 2019

Douglas, Isle of Man, 4 June 2019 — The ‘FIDE Chess.com Grand Swiss’ will be held in the Isle of Man from 10 to 21 October, and is expected to be the strongest Swiss-system tournament in the history of chess. The prize fund will be US$432,500, with a first prize of $70,000.


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