Who's Playing: Major

Title Surname Firstnames Country Rating
1
Fegan
Chris England 2070 Rapid Entry - Yes.
2
Moyse
Nigel Wales 2055 Rapid Entry - Yes.
3
Waddington
Mike England 2036 Rapid Entry - Yes.
4 FM
Bujakevich
Aleksandr Russia 2017 Rapid Entry - Yes.
5
Sedgwick
David England 1999 Rapid Entry - No.
6
Day
Thomas Georgia 1991 Rapid Entry - Yes.
7
Safarian
Alek Australia 1985 Rapid Entry - Yes.
8
Ireland
David England 1960 Rapid Entry - Yes.
9
Alizada
Eldar Azerbaijan 1946 Rapid Entry - Yes.
10
Hamilton
Graham Scotland 1942 Rapid Entry - Yes.
11 WFM
Frank
Tena Germany 1937 Rapid Entry - Yes.
12
Santos
Joao Portugal 1937 Rapid Entry - Yes.
13
Paul
Nathanael England 1931 Rapid Entry - Yes.
14
Nandi
Robin England 1930 Rapid Entry - Yes.
15
Fabri
Henrik Isle of Man 1930 Rapid Entry - Yes.
16
Burrows
Nick England 1926 Rapid Entry - Yes.
17
Ansari
Athar England 1906 Rapid Entry - Yes.
18
Gostelow
David England 1899 Rapid Entry - Yes.
19
Gumireddy
Sanjay Isle of Man 1872 Rapid Entry - Yes.
20
Mehmet
Zia England 1856 Rapid Entry - Yes.
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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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