|World Rapid Championship (2019)|
The 2019 King Salman FIDE World Rapid Championship was a 15-round Swiss open held at Luzhniki Stadium, Moscow, Russia, 26-28 December, with the participation of 158 GM's, including defending champion Daniil Dubov. The prize fund was $350,000, with $60,000 to the winner. Time control: 15 minutes per player for all moves, with 10 seconds added per move from move one. If there was a tie for 1st place, the top two players according to the first eligible tie-break criterion would compete in a play-off match consisting of two 3+2 blitz games. If the score was still level, the players would play a sudden death or Armageddon game (in which the player with the white pieces would get 5 minutes to Black's 4, with a 2-second increment after move 60, while a draw counted as a win for Black). No players with baseball caps, t-shirts, jeans, shorts, sneakers or inappropriate dress were allowed in the playing area. No penalty was imposed on a player if he was late for any of his games. Chief arbiter: Panagiotis Nikolopoulos.
Magnus Carlsen took his 3rd title with 11.5/15.
Official site: https://wrbc2019.com/
Previous: World Rapid Championship (2018). See also World Rapid Championship (Women) (2019), World Blitz Championship (2019) and World Blitz Championship (Women) (2019)
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|1. Carlsen vs A Utegaliyev
||1-0||26||2019||World Rapid Championship||B01 Scandinavian|
|2. R Castellanos Rodriguez vs Vachier-Lagrave
|| ||½-½||37||2019||World Rapid Championship||B51 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack|
|3. Nakamura vs K Sychev
|| ||1-0||48||2019||World Rapid Championship||C70 Ruy Lopez|
|4. A Tari vs A Korobov
|| ||½-½||35||2019||World Rapid Championship||B51 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack|
|5. Grischuk vs Bluebaum
||1-0||50||2019||World Rapid Championship||C11 French|
|6. E Gasanov vs Aronian
|| ||0-1||43||2019||World Rapid Championship||E46 Nimzo-Indian|
|7. V Fedoseev vs Potkin
|| ||1-0||50||2019||World Rapid Championship||D85 Grunfeld|
|8. S P Sethuraman vs V Artemiev
|| ||½-½||37||2019||World Rapid Championship||D27 Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical|
|9. Dominguez Perez vs R Jumabayev
|| ||½-½||57||2019||World Rapid Championship||C11 French|
|10. V Nozdrachev vs Kamsky
|| ||0-1||45||2019||World Rapid Championship||B06 Robatsch|
|11. Dubov vs K Piorun
||1-0||44||2019||World Rapid Championship||A21 English|
|12. R Ruck vs Mamedyarov
||0-1||48||2019||World Rapid Championship||A15 English|
|13. Duda vs M Vavulin
||1-0||54||2019||World Rapid Championship||A25 English|
|14. M Bartel vs Karjakin
|| ||0-1||34||2019||World Rapid Championship||A29 English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto|
|15. D Andreikin vs S Novikov
|| ||1-0||45||2019||World Rapid Championship||B43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3|
|16. Nikita Petrov vs Jakovenko
|| ||0-1||47||2019||World Rapid Championship||A20 English|
|17. Wang Hao vs Rychagov
|| ||1-0||35||2019||World Rapid Championship||C10 French|
|18. I Rozum vs Giri
|| ||0-1||43||2019||World Rapid Championship||A28 English|
|19. Yu Yangyi vs B Gundavaa
||1-0||33||2019||World Rapid Championship||B90 Sicilian, Najdorf|
|20. J Geller vs Nepomniachtchi
|| ||0-1||53||2019||World Rapid Championship||B51 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack|
|21. Le Quang Liem vs Khusnutdinov
||1-0||38||2019||World Rapid Championship||E60 King's Indian Defense|
|22. A Triapishko vs Svidler
|| ||½-½||30||2019||World Rapid Championship||A04 Reti Opening|
|23. M Matlakov vs Sakaev
|| ||1-0||46||2019||World Rapid Championship||A11 English, Caro-Kann Defensive System|
|24. M Atabayev vs Wojtaszek
||1-0||34||2019||World Rapid Championship||B51 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack|
|25. T L Petrosian vs D Frolyanov
|| ||½-½||37||2019||World Rapid Championship||A07 King's Indian Attack|
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