Vivendi sponsors the Paris Grand Chess Tour

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Vivendi sponsors the Paris Grand Chess Tour

For the second year in a row, Vivendi sponsors and hosts the Paris Grand Chess Tour, the first stop of the most prestigious chess tournament with the world’s best players.

The tournament will be shown live on Dailymotion from June 21 to 25, from 2pm to 6:30pm. The highlights will also be broadcast each day at 11:30pm on Canal+ Sport.

Legendary world champion Garry Kasparov will kick off the tournament.

The first three days (June 21-23) will be dedicated to “rapid” games (approximately 1 hour) and the two following days (June 24-25) to “Blitz” games (approximately 15 minutes).

The Paris Grand Chess Tour features:

–          Magnus Carlsen (NOR), #1 World Chess Champion

–          Wesley So (USA), #2 World Chess Champion

–          Fabiano Caruana (USA), #3 World Chess Champion

–          Maxime Vachier-Lagrave (FRA), #5 World Chess Champion

–          Hikaru Nakamura (USA), #6 World Chess Champion

–          Sergey Karjakin (RUS), #8 World Chess Champion

–          Shakhriyar Mamedyarov (AZE), #10 World Chess Champion

–          Alexander Grischuk (RUS), #18 World Chess Champion

–          Veselin Topalov (BUL), #21 World Chess Champion

–          Etienne Bacrot (FRA), #47 World Chess Champion

 

>> Follow the Paris Grand Chess Tour on Dailymotion.