The Mind Sports Games Chess 2013 is going to take place 11-19 December in Beijing, China. It will be one of the strongest rapid and blitz events of the year with the participation of some of the world’s top grandmasters.
In the men section we find Sergey Karjakin, Levon Aronian, Alexander Grischuk, Vassily Ivanchuk, Shakhriyar Mamedyarov, Leinier Dominguez Perez, Le Quang Liem, Ruslan Ponomariov, Teimour Radjabov, Hao Wang, Ian Nepomniachtchi, Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, Wang Yue, Gata Kamsky, Peter Leko, and Anish Giri.
In the women section participants are Yifan Hou, Humpy Koneru, Anna Muzychuk, Nana Dzagnidze, Kateryna Lagno, Alexandra Kosteniuk, Antoaneta Stefanova, Valentina Gunina, Ju Wenjun, Marie Sebag, Zhao Xue, Tatiana Kosintseva, Pia Cramling, Anna Ushenina, Elizabeth Paehtz, and Viktorija Cmilyte.
Click on the following links to follow the World Mind Games 2013 with computer analysis
|Wednesday, December 11th||Opening ceremony|
|Thursday, December 12th||14:00-19:00 Rapid Event: 1-4 rounds (men), 1-4 rounds (women)|
|Friday, December 13th||14:00-19:00 Rapid Event: 5-7 rounds (men), 5-7 rounds (women)|
|Saturday, December 14th||14:00-19:00 Blitz Event: 1-10 rounds (men), 1-10 rounds (women)|
|Sunday, December 15th||14:00-19:00 Blitz Event: 11-20 rounds (men), 11-20 rounds (women)|
|Monday, December 16th||14:00-19:00 Blitz Event: 21-30 rounds (men), 21-30 rounds (women)|
|Tuesday, December 17th||14:00-19:00 Basque System: 1-3 rounds (men), 1-3 rounds (women)|
|Wednesday, December 18th||11:00-16:00 Basque System: 4-5 rounds (men), 4-5 rounds (women) & |
|Thursday, December 19th||Departure|
World Mind Games are organized and held by a famous and respectable organization called SportAccord which is the umbrella organization for both Olympic and non-Olympic sports as well as a major organizers of conferences and sporting events. The World Mind Games was held for the first time in 2008 and consisted of 5 disciplines: chess, bridge, draughts (checkers), go, and xiangqi (Chinese chess). Here is the World Mind Games video trailer.