11 July 2019
List of Qualifiers for FIDE Chess.com Grand Swiss Published
An epic open event to take place on the Isle of Man on October 9-20.
The International Chess Federation published a preliminary list of participants of the FIDE Chess.com Grand Swiss. The event's winner will qualify for the FIDE Candidates Tournament. The starting list is headed by the world champion Magnus Carlsen. There are three Russian players in top ten: Alexander Grischuk, Vladimir Kramnik, and Ian Nepomniachtchi.
The chess players are required to confirm their participation and sign the contract before July 16. The deadline will not be extended.