Dortmund 2011

The 39th Sparkassen Dortmund Chess Meeting takes place from the 21st to the 31st of July 2011. Vladimir Kramnik is the top seed in a strong six-player double round robin.

Here are the details of the players:

Seed Name Country Rating World Rank Age
1 Vladimir Kramnik RUS 2781 5 36
2 Hikaru Nakamura USA 2770 6 23
3 Ruslan Ponomariov UKR 2764 10 27
4 Le Quang Liem VIE 2715 27 20
5 Anish Giri NDL 2701 40 17
6 Georg Meier GER 2656 90 23


July 21st to 25th:  Rounds 1 to 5

July 26th: Rest day

July 27th to 30th: Rounds 6 to 9

July 31st: Round 10

The first nine rounds begin at 3pm local time (3pm Paris, 2pm London, 9am New York).

The final round will be two hours earlier.

The time limit is 100 minutes for 40 moves, then 50 in 20, and finally 15 minutes for the remainder of the game. The players also receive an increment of 30 seconds per move.

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