Grand Swiss FIDE Qualifiers

Title Surname Firstnames Country Rating
81 GM
Lenderman
Aleksandr United States 2640 Reserve 29
82 GM
Chigaev
Maksim Russia 2640 ACP Tour Qualifier
83 GM
Movsesian
Sergei Armenia 2639 Europe CC 2
84 GM
Parligras
Mircea-Emilian Romania 2638 Reserve 12
85 GM
Ganguly
Surya Shekhar India 2638 Reserve 23
86 GM
Nguyen
Ngoc Truong Son Vietnam 2636 Reserve 24
87 GM
Volokitin
Andrei Ukraine 2636 Reserve 27
88 GM
Zhang
Zhong China 2636 FIDE President's Nominee
89 GM
Alekseev
Evgeny Russia 2635 Reserve 26
90 GM
Tari
Aryan Norway 2634 Reserve 62
91 GM
L'Ami
Erwin Netherlands 2633 Reserve 11
92 GM
Bachmann
Axel Paraguay 2633 Reserve 46
93 GM
Efimenko
Zahar Ukraine 2631 Reserve 21
94 GM
Moiseenko
Alexander Ukraine 2628 Reserve 8
95 GM
Durarbayli
Vasif Azerbaijan 2626 Reserve 44
96 GM
Iturrizaga Bonelli
Eduardo Venezuela 2625 Americas CC 1
97 GM
Jumabayev
Rinat Kazakhstan 2625 Asia CC 3
98 GM
Lu
Shanglei China 2619 Reserve 39
99 GM
Bluebaum
Matthias Germany 2619 Reserve 58
100 GM
Adly
Ahmed Egypt 2618 Africa CC
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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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