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Gelfand vs. Inarkiev rematch

2016 European Champion Ernesto Inarkiev and 2012 World Championship Challenger Boris Gelfand are playing an 18-game friendly rematch in Nazran, the Russian Republic of Ingushetia, as part of the Tower of Concord Chess Festival. Gelfand won the first match in 2016. Six classical games (90 min/40 moves + 30 min, with a 30-sec increment from move 1) are played on 3-4, 7-8 and 11-12 August, with four rapid games (2*25+10 and 2*10+10) on 5, 9 and 13 August. A win in classical chess is worth 2 points, a draw 1 point. Official website: ruchess.ru