Dortmund Sparkassen Chess Meeting

Nisipeanu, Liviu-Dieter vs. Ponomariov, Ruslan

The annual Sparkassen Chess Meeting takes place from July 9th to 17th in the "Orchesterzentrum NRW" in Dortmund, Germany. The eight-player round-robin field is led by Vladimir Kramnik, Fabiano Caruana, and Maxime Vachier-Lagrave. Players receive 100 minutes for 40 moves, then 50 minutes for 20 moves, then 15 minutes for the rest of the game plus 30 seconds per move starting from move one. Official site: www.sparkassen-chess-meeting.de