World Chess Champion Magnus Carlsen is back for the Aimchess US Rapid, the 9th and last event on the $1.6 million Meltwater Champions Chess Tour before September’s Finals. Six players are already confirmed for the Finals, but Vladislav Artemiev, Liem Quang Le, Shakhriyar Mamedyarov and Alireza Firouzja can still book themselves a place at the expense of Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, who plays, and Hikaru Nakamura, who doesn’t. The action starts at 11:00 ET/17:00 CEST/20:30 IST on Saturday, August 28th.
The US angle will see 7 of the 16 players competing from North America, including strong grandmasters and leading streamers Daniel Naroditsky and Eric Hansen.
Where can I watch the Aimchess US Rapid?
Once again all the action will be streamed live and free here on chess24, in multiple languages and catering for different levels of chess knowledge. The action will also be broadcast on TV2 in Norway and by Eurosport around the world.
It all kicks off on Saturday, August 28th at 11:00 ET/17:00 CEST/20:30 IST!
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