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2018 Kolkata International Grandmaster Open Chess Tournament

I believe Caruana has better chances against Carlsen than his predecessors. Still, Magnus is a favorite.

The 3rd Kolkata International Grandmaster Open Chess Tournament will be held from 14 to 22 May in Kolkata.

Chess venue will be The New Town School. Tournament is organised by Dibyendu Barua and Allsport Foundation.

System of Play:

The chess tournament will be conducted as per FIDE Laws of Chess and FIDE Swiss System with 9 rounds.

Time Control: 90 minutes plus 30 seconds increment from move 1 for the entire game.

More then 200 players are expected. Top seeded are GM Nigel Short, GM Abhijeet Gupta, GM Murali Karthikeyan etc…

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