Friday 12 February - Monday 15 February 2016

Hotel Savoy Baur en Ville, Festsaal

5 round robin new classical chess and Blitz

Rate of play:
40 minutes per game with additional 10 seconds for each move

Please take note, that according to the rules of the Zurich Chess Challenge 2016 the winner of a classical game earns 2 points for the Overall Standings, in case of a draw each player earns 1 point and the looser 0 points.
In the blitz games however, the winner earns 1 point, by a draw each player half a point and the looser 0 point.


Fri, February 12:
6:00 pm Opening Ceremony & Blitz. 
Spectators are welcome, entry free

Sat, February 13:
3:00 pm Round 1
6:00 pm Round 2

Sun, February 14:
3:00 pm Round 3
6:00 pm Round 4

Mon, February 15:
3:00 pm Round 5
6:00 pm blitz tournament with inverted colors of the new classical games
8 pm Closing Ceremony.
Spectators are welcome, entry free


Admission to the rapid and blitz games is free, no previous registration is required.
The organizers though will keep all rights to deny access to the playing hall to visitors without explanation.