Your Next Move Grand Chess Tour

Ivanchuk, Vassily vs. Carlsen, Magnus

The Your Next Move Grand Chess Tour is being held in the historic Town Hall of Leuven, Belgium from 28 June to 2 July. The second stage of the 2017 Grand Chess Tour sees the likes of Aronian and Anand and wild cards Kramnik, Ivanchuk, Jobava and Giri join Paris winner Carlsen to compete for a $150,000 prize fund. 9 rounds of rapid chess (25 minutes with a 10-second delay) are played on the first 3 days, with wins worth 2 points. 18 rounds of blitz (5 minutes with a 3-second delay) follow on the final 2 days, with wins worth 1 point. The event is sponsored by Your Next Move, a non-profit organisation promoting chess as an educational tool. Official website: Grand Chess Tour