Grand Swiss FIDE Qualifiers

Title Surname Firstnames Country Rating
41 GM
Naiditsch
Arkadij Azerbaijan 2681 Rating Qualifier 33
42 GM
Fedoseev
Vladimir Russia 2681 Rating Qualifier 35
43 GM
Korobov
Anton Ukraine 2679 Rating Qualifier 54
44 GM
Najer
Evgeniy Russia 2678 Rating Qualifier 79
45 GM
Nabaty
Tamir Israel 2678 Rating Qualifier 58
46 GM
Anton Guijarro
David Spain 2678 Rating Qualifier 97
47 GM
Gelfand
Boris Israel 2676 Rating Qualifier 61
48 GM
Sasikiran
Krishnan India 2675 Rating Qualifier 70
49 GM
Ponomariov
Ruslan Ukraine 2675 Rating Qualifier 69
50 GM
Leko
Peter Hungary 2674 Rating Qualifier 67
51 GM
Bacrot
Etienne France 2671 Rating Qualifier 56
52 GM
Kuzubov
Yuriy Ukraine 2671 Rating Qualifier 92
53 GM
Kryvoruchko
Yuriy Ukraine 2669 Rating Qualifier 45
54 GM
Sevian
Samuel United States 2667 Reserve 7
55 GM
Sjugirov
Sanan Russia 2667 Rating Qualifier 81
56 GM
Cheparinov
Ivan Georgia 2666 Rating Qualifier 43
57 GM
Demchenko
Anton Russia 2665 Rating Qualifier 68
58 GM
Adhiban
B. India 2665 Rating Qualifier 59
59 GM
Kovalev
Vladislav Belarus 2661 Rating Qualifier 65
60 GM
Oparin
Grigoriy Russia 2660 Europe CC 4
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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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