Date Wed, 12 April 2017 - Mon, 17 April 2017
Venue Opening: Hotel Savoy Baur en ville (Grand Ballroom), Paradeplatz, Zürich
Tournament: Kongresshaus (Gartensaal), Zürich
Participants GM Kramnik Vladimir (RUS), ELO 2810
GM Anand Viswanathan (IND) ELO 2785
GM Nakamura Hikaru (USA) ELO 2784
GM Nepomniachtchi Ian (RUS) ELO 2767
GM Svidler Peter (RUS) ELO 2748
GM Gelfand Boris (ISR) ELO 2720
GM Oparin, Grigoryi (RUS) ELO 2616
GM Pelletier Yannick (SUI) ELO 2577
Format/Time Control
  • 7 rounds New Classical with a time control of 45min + 30sec from 13 April to 16 April
  • 7 rounds Blitz with a time control of 10min + 5sec on 17 April
Program 12 April: 6 p.m.: Opening ceremony with concert and Opening Blitz
13 April: 5 p.m.: New Classical, 1st round
14 April: 12:30 p.m.: 2nd round, 5 p.m. 3rd round
15 April: 12:30 p.m.: 4th round, 5 p.m. 5th round
16 April: 12:30 p.m.: 6th round, 5 p.m. 7th round
17 April: 11 a.m.: Blitz tournament, 5 p.m.: Closing ceremony
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