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Monday, 04 May 2020 14:35
Pairings for the FIDE Chess.com Online Nations Cup announced

At the opening ceremony held on May 4, 2020, the teams-participants of the FIDE Chess.com Online Nations Cup were paired in accordance with the drawing of lots:

1. Europe
2. China
3. India
4. USA
5. Rest of the World
6. Russia

That means on May 5, 2020, the following matches will be played:

Round 01

Europe – Russia
China – Rest of the World

 India – USA

Round 02

Russia – USA
Rest of the World – India
Europe - China

Each team captain decides on his team composition for each match. This decision should be announced not later than 30 minutes before the beginning of the relevant round. In case of substitution on male boards, the reserve player goes to board 3.

The tournament takes place May 5-10, 2020. The group stage runs May 5-9, with two rounds per day. The Superfinal is played on May 10. The games start 15:00 CEST / 9 a.m. Eastern / 6 a.m. Pacific.

Date

Pacific time

Eastern time

CEST

Event

May 5

6 a.m.

9 a.m.

15:00

Round 1

May 5

7:45 a.m.

10:45 a.m.

16:45

Round 2

May 6

6 a.m.

9 a.m.

15:00

Round 3

May 6

7:45 a.m.

10:45 a.m.

16:45

Round 4

May 7

6 a.m.

9 a.m.

15:00

Round 5

May 7

7:45 a.m.

10:45 a.m.

16:45

Round 6

May 8

6 a.m.

9 a.m.

15:00

Round 7

May 8

7:45 a.m.

10:45 a.m.

16:45

Round 8

May 9

6 a.m.

9 a.m.

15:00

Round 9

May 9

7:45 a.m.

10:45 a.m.

16:45

Round 10

May 10

7 a.m.

10 a.m.

16:00

Superfinal


The tournament will be broadcast live across multiple outlets including FIDE's and Chess.com's own channels across Twitch, YouTube, Mixer, Twitter, and other international streaming platforms. With an estimated audience of several million worldwide, commentary by chess experts will be conducted in multiple languages, including English, Spanish, Russian, Mandarin, French, German, Portuguese, Italian, Turkish and Polish. You can watch live broadcasts on FIDE Youtube channel. Round 1: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hmDtpw5HJEQ Hosts: GM Robert Hess and IM Daniel Rensch.

More information in our initial press release about the event.

FIDE
www.fide.com
David Llada
press@fide.com
+34 623 021 120

CHESS.com
www.chess.com
Nick Barton
nick@chess.com