FIDE announces the line-up for the FIDE World Chess Grand Prix Series 2019 Print
Tuesday, 19 February 2019 12:43

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It is going to be the strongest Grand Prix cycle in recent times, and we are pleased to see that nearly all the World's top players are taking part. FIDE World Chess Grand Prix introduces a new attractive format, and we are looking forward to an exciting Series.

Please see more details and allocations of players:

1 Shakhriyar Mamedyarov Shakhriyar Mamedyarov Maxime Vachier-Lagrave  Shakhriyar Mamedyarov
2 Anish Giri Maxime Vachier-Lagrave  Alexander Grischuk Maxime Vachier-Lagrave 
3 Wesley So Anish Giri Hikaru Nakamura  Anish Giri
4 Levon Aronian  Wesley So Yu Yangyi Wesley So
5 Alexander Grischuk Levon Aronian  Ian Nepomniachtchi Levon Aronian 
6 Hikaru Nakamura  Alexander Grischuk Peter Svidler Sergey Karjakin 
7 Sergey Karjakin  Hikaru Nakamura  Teimour Radjabov Yu Yangyi
8 Ian Nepomniachtchi Sergey Karjakin  Veselin Topalov Ian Nepomniachtchi
9 Peter Svidler Yu Yangyi Dmitry Jakovenko Teimour Radjabov
10 Teimour Radjabov Peter Svidler David Navara Veselin Topalov
11 Dmitry Jakovenko Veselin Topalov Radoslaw Wojtaszek Dmitry Jakovenko
12 Radoslaw Wojtaszek David Navara Wei Yi David Navara
13 Wei Yi Jan-Krzysztof Duda  Jan-Krzysztof Duda  Radoslaw Wojtaszek
14 Jan-Krzysztof Duda  Pentala Harikrishna Pentala Harikrishna Wei Yi
15 Nikita Vitiugov  Nikita Vitiugov  Nikita Vitiugov  Pentala Harikrishna
16 Daniil Dubov Daniil Dubov Daniil Dubov Israeli Nomination

We’d like to note our cooperation with the Grand Chess Tour that allowed every eligible player to participate in both Series in spite of this year's unprecedentedly tight Calendar.

Full details and information about the Series is available at

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