World Rapid and Blitz Championships to be Held in Berlin in October

Время публикации: 27.08.2015 19:15 | Последнее обновление: 27.08.2015 23:22

The world championships at rapid and blitz chess will be held from 9-15 October in Berlin. Both tournaments will be Swiss system events, the Rapid 15 rounds in three days, the blitz 21 rounds over two days. 

Everyone with a rating over 2500 between January and August of this year can play, taking into account any of their three FIDE ratings over the period - classical, rapid and blitz. The events are also open to all national champions, who will represent their national federations. The total prize fund is 400,000 US dollars.  


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