Superbet Rapid & Blitz
Karjakin, Sergey vs. Anand, Viswanathan
The Superbet Rapid & Blitz, taking place in the Stejarii Country Club in Bucharest, Romania from 6-10 November, is the 6th stage of the 2019 Grand Chess Tour, a series of 8 events in which the world's best players compete for a total prize fund of $1.75 million. 7 of the 12 tour regulars, Caruana, Giri, Mamedyarov, Anand, Aronian, Karjakin and So, are joined by event wild cards Artemiev, Le Quang Liem and Korobov.
The rapid event is a 10-player single round-robin and features 3 rounds each day on the first 3 days, with a time control of 25 minutes for all moves and a 10-second delay from move 1. The final 2 days are a blitz double round-robin, with 18 rounds of 5 minutes + 3-second delay blitz. Rapid games count double, with 2 points for a win and 1 for a draw. Official website: grandchesstour.org