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The Lindores Abbey Rapid Challenge is a 12-player online super-tournament taking place on chess24 from May 19th to June 3rd 2020.

Posted by ian on May 19, 2020 at 4:15 AM

The Lindores Abbey Rapid Challenge is a 12-player online super-tournament taking place on chess24 from May 19 to June 3 2020. The 2nd event of the Magnus Carlsen Tour, it has a $150,000 prize fund with $45,000 for 1st place. The winner qualifies for the $300,000 Grand Final in August. In the preliminary stage the players play each other once in rapid chess, with the Top 8 going forward to the knockout stage. The time control is 15 minutes for all moves, with a 10-second increment after each move. No draw offers are allowed before move 40.

Live Games:https://chess24.com/en/watch/live-tournaments/lindores-abbey-rapid-challenge-2020/1/1/1

Live Commentary with GM Peter Svidler GM Jan Gusti and IM Lawrence Trent

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nDRU9W_7Tkg&feature=emb_title


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