Date Wed, 12 April 2017 - Mon, 17 April 2017
Venue Opening: Hotel Savoy Baur en ville (Grand Ballroom), Paradeplatz, Zürich
Tournament: Kongresshaus (Gartensaal), Zürich
Participants GM Kramnik Vladimir (RUS), ELO 2811
GM Anand Viswanathan (IND) ELO 2786
GM Nakamura Hikaru (USA) ELO 2793
GM Nepomniachtchi Ian (RUS) ELO 2751
GM Svidler Peter (RUS) ELO 2747
GM Gelfand Boris (ISR) ELO 2724
GM Oparin, Grigoryi (RUS) ELO 2604
GM Pelletier Yannick (SUI) ELO 2541
Format/Time Control
  • 7 rounds New Classical with a time control of 45min + 30sec from 13 April to 16 April
  • 7 rounds Blitz with a time control of 10min + 5sec on 17 April
Program 12 April:
3 p.m.: Exhibition game Oleg Skvortsov vs Viswanathan Anand
5 p.m.: Briefing for the players of the Grandmaster tournament
6 p.m.: Opening ceremony with concert and Opening Blitz
13 April: 5 p.m.: New Classical, 1st round
14 April: 12:30 p.m.: 2nd round, 5 p.m. 3rd round
15 April: 12:30 p.m.: 4th round, 5 p.m. 5th round
16 April: 12:30 p.m.: 6th round, 5 p.m. 7th round
17 April: 11 a.m.: Blitz tournament, 5 p.m.: Closing ceremony
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