Only a third of 2700+ players in Riga

The FIDE Grand Swiss that starts in Riga this Wednesday with an exemption from the national lockdown has about twenty last minute cancelations, among them Grischuk, Mamedyarov, Rapport, Nakamura, Vidit and Le Quang, bringing the number of participating 2700+ rated grandmasters down to 13 (14 on the live rating list).