How To Watch MVL vs Grischuk Today
Could this be the closest match in the 2017 Speed Chess Championship yet?
You can throw the seeds out the window as Maxime Vachier-Lagrave will face Alexander Grischuk in the first quarterfinal of the championship, the strongest ever in online chess.
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The following viewing options will be available:
- Twitch.tv/chess: the official broadcast with IM Daniel Rensch and GM Eric Hansen (English) -- watch here to see the Twitch chat.
- Chess.com/TV: watch here to see the Chess.com chat.
Vachier-Lagrave (France) and Grischuk (Russia) are both the top-rated chess players in their countries, and each is very experienced in online blitz. This is one match-up you don't want to miss.
What to do before the match starts?
- Read FM Mike Klein's preview of the match.
- Look over the 2017 Speed Chess Championship bracket again.
- Read about the rules, match-ups, and prizes for the event at the official Speed Chess Championship page.
- Get hyped for the event by watching our promo video.
After the match, the Speed Chess Championship resumes the very next day with Sergey Karjakin vs Ian Nepomniachtchi on Tuesday, Oct. 24 at 10 a.m. Pacific,
Plan ahead with the full schedule here.