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Date Wednsday 29 January - Tuesday 04 February 2014
Venue Hotel Savoy Baur en Ville, Festsaal
Rounds 5 (round robin, classical chess)
 
Rate of play – 40 moves in 120 minutes 
– 20 moves in 60 minutes 
– Rest of game in 15 minutes with an increment of 30 seconds per move
  starting from move 61

In case of a draw before move 40, an additional Rapid Game will be played (which does not count for the overall result)


Please take note, that according the the rules of the Zurich Chess Challenge 2014 the winner of a classical game earns 2 points for the Overall Standings, in case of a draw each player earns 1 point and the looser 0 points.
In the rapid games however, the winner earns 1 point, by a draw each player half a point and the looser 0 point.

Schedule Wed. January 29: 19:00  Opening Ceremony & Blitz (for official guests only, but live transmission via the Internet)
Thu. January 30: 15:00  Round 1
Fri. January 31: 15:00  Round 2
Sat. February 01: 15:00  Round 3
Sun. February 02: 15:00  Round 4
Mon. February 03: 15:00  Round 5
Tue. February 04: 13:00  Rapid Tournament
19:00  Closing Ceremony

Admission to the classical and rapid games is free, no previous registration is required.
Due to limited room capacity, the Opening Cermemony and the blitz tournament are for official guests only.