Julius Bär Challengers Chess Tour – Kramnik vs Polgar
chess24 (Link will be announced to participants)
The Julius Baer Challengers Chess Tour is a set of tournaments running alongside the Meltwater Champions Chess Tour featuring the world’s most exciting young chess players.
These players will compete individually for their teams, either Team Polgar or Team Kramnik. Kramnik and Polgar together with their teams of world-renown coaches will provide weekly coaching sessions with the players throughout the Tour.
The Tour will feature four “Challenges” and one Final for a total of five events. The Challenges will each be four-day, round robin tournaments, while the Final will bring the top 8 players together for a thrilling knock-out tournament to decide the winner of the Tour. All tournaments will be played in rapid format (10+5) with all games played on chess24.
Organiser: Play Magnus Group
- 11 Apr 2021: Praggnanandhaa won first Challengers
- 05 Apr 2021: 20 youngsters selected for Challengers Tour