Meltwater Champions Chess Tour

A series of 9 tournaments throughout 2021. 9 days of chess each tournament. The top players of the world. The winner of the tour will be decided in the final in September.

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UPCOMING TOURNAMENT

June 26 - July 4

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Standings

Tour Standings Top 8

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COUNTRY

NAME

POINTS

1

Magnus Carlsen

271

2

Wesley So

203

3

Teimour Radjabov

133

4

Anish Giri

121

5

Ian Nepomniachtchi

115

6

Hikaru Nakamura

85

7

Levon Aronian

81

8

Maxime Vachier-Lagrave

64

SCHEDULE

This season's tournaments

Skilling Open

November 14th - 21st 2020

REGULAR

$100,000 Prize Fund

Airthings Masters

December 26th 2020 - January 3rd 2021

MAJOR

$200,000 Prize Fund

Opera Euro Rapid

February 6th - 14th 2021

REGULAR

$100,000 Prize Fund

Magnus Carlsen Invitational

March 13th -21st 2021

MAJOR

$220,000 Prize Fund

New in Chess Classic

April 24th - May 2nd 2021

REGULAR

$100,000 Prize Fund

FTX Crypto Cup

May 23rd - 31st 2021

MAJOR

$320,000 Prize Fund

Regular #4

June 26th - July 4th 2021

REGULAR

$100,000 Prize Fund

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Regular #5

July 31st - August 8th 2021

REGULAR

$100,000 Prize Fund

Regular #6

August 28th - September 5th 2021

REGULAR

$100,000 Prize Fund

Final

September 25th - October 3rd 2021

FINAL

$300,000 Prize Fund

About the

Meltwater Champions Chess Tour

The 2021 Champions Chess Tour will, for the first time in history, determine the world’s best chess player over a full competitive season of online chess.

Beginning in November 2020, the Champions Chess Tour will feature monthly tournaments culminating in a final tournament in September 2021.

The best chess players in the world will compete in a total of ten tournaments of rapid chess.

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10 tournaments

3 Majors
6 Regulars
1 Final

1,500,000 USD

Total prize fund

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The world's top players

The Meltwater Champions Chess Tour features the biggest names in online chess