“FIDE Chess.com Grand Swiss 2019”

In Isle of Man, “FIDE Chess.com Grand Swiss 2019” is  started. The tournament is held from 10 to 21 October,  and is expected to be the strongest Swiss-system tournament in the history of chess. The prize fund will be US$432,500, with a first prize of $70,000.

The tournament is part of the 2020 FIDE World Championship cycle, with the winner qualifying for the Candidates’ Tournament which will produce a challenger to Magnus Carlsen in the next FIDE World Championship Match.

There are  Georgian chess players In the tournament: GM Baadur Jobava, GM Ivan Cheparinov, and GM Nino Batsiashvili