2010 Leon Magistral Rapidplay

2010 Leon Magistral Rapidplay

SonofPearl
SonofPearl
Jun 4, 2010, 5:21 AM |
4 | Chess Event Coverage

Leon2010.jpgThe annual rapidplay event in Leon, Spain runs from 3-7 June and features Lev Aronian, Boris Gelfand, Leinier Dominguez and Paco Vallejo.

The format is a KO system, with paired players playing four rapid games (20 minutes plus 10 second increment).  Blitz tiebreaks and a possible armageddon game will be used if necessary.

The first semi-final is on Friday, and the second on Saturday, before the final on Sunday.  The action starts each day at 16:30 local time.

Also, on Monday Lev Aronian wil be giving a simul against 25 amateurs.

The official website can be found here.

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