Grand Chess Tour returns for summer

After being cancelled this year due to Covid-19, the Grand Chess Tour returns with five tournaments in summer, after it has become clear that there won’t be a Chess Olympiad in 2021. Between classical time control events in Bucharest from 3 to 15 June and the Sinquefield Cup in St. Louis on 16–28 August there will be combined rapid and blitz events in Paris, Zagreb and St. Louis. The total prize-fund is $ 1.25 million. The participants will be announced later.