In the Blitz Championship, each player will have 3 minutes + 2 seconds additional time per move, starting from move 1.
In the Rapid Championship, each player will have 15 minutes + 10 seconds additional time per move, starting from move 1.
6. Tournament Conditions
6.1 The players are not permitted to speak to their opponents during the games. Appropriate sporting behaviour is expected f rom all participants and FIDE rules of conduct are to be strictly followed at all times.
6.2 During the playing session, a player may leave the playing area only with the permission of the Chief Arbiter and only if he is accompanied by one of the arbiters.
6.3 Players are required to attend the Players’ Meeting on the day of the Opening Ceremony at a time to be decided by the Chief Arbiter and the Organisers. If necessary, the Chief Arbiter may call other Players’ Meetings
6.4 The draw for Colours and Pair ings will be made in the first Players’ Meeting for all three events.
6.5 Players are requested to note the requirements of FIDE Regulations C.01 (Article 8.1) in respect of their dignified appearance at all times during the matches. FIDE may provide a dre ss code for the event and players and officials will comply with the dress code.
6.6 If any player withdraws after completing 50% or more of the games, the rest of his games are lost by default. In case a player completes less than 50%, all his results are annulled. If such a withdrawal is not justified, he will forfeit his right to the prize for the tournament as well as incur further sanctions by FIDE.
6.7 A protest against any decision must be submitted in writing to the Chairman of the Appeals Committee , immediately after the game. The decision of the Appeals Committee is final.
6.8 Apart from the players and principals, no other person shall be allowed in the actual playing area during the games, except with the express permission of the Chief Arbiter.
6.9 The players are not permitted to bring into the playing venue any electronic or technical or other equipment extraneous to play, which may in any way disturb or upset the opponent or may be in breach of the Rules of Chess. The Chief Arbiter shall deci de what constitutes extraneous equipment liable to offend the opponent or may be in breach of the Rules of Chess.
6.10 The players shall shake hands (or shall greet each other in a normal social manner in accordance with the conventional rules of their soc iety) before the start and after the end of each game. If a player fails to meet these requirements and after being asked to do so by the Chief Arbiter, then the player will lose the game immediately.
6.11 During the game, a player may talk only to an arbi ter or communicate with a steward.
6.12 Organizers shall provide in sufficiency, free of charge, coffee, tea and soft drinks for the players and principals. It is advisable that the same offer shall apply for the press members.
6.13 During play either the Chief Arbiter or the Deputy Chief Arbiter must be present in the playing area.
6.14 Tournaments will be played according to the rules of the inadequate supervision of the Rapid play Laws of Chess ( FIDE Handbook, E.I.01B Appendices, art. 1 to 4 ). 6. 1 5 T he Chief Arbiter may, in consultation with the Chairman of Appeals Committee, the players and after the approval of the FIDE President, issue additional written regulations to lay down the exact playing hours and take care of other details not covered by t hese regulations.
6.16 Immediately after the end of the event, the Chief Arbiter shall draw up a report in the English language and send it without delay to the FIDE Secretariat. The report shall be supplemented by adding two copies of the bulletins of the event. The report shall contain the result of each individual game as well as the final standings of the event. In addition, the report shall contain a general description of the course of the event.
6.17 Immediately after the end of the event, the Chairm an of Appeals Committee shall draw up a report in the English language and send it without delay to the FIDE Secretariat. The report shall contain an overview of the organisation, the conditions and any other matter that may be deemed relevant by the Chair man of Appeals Committee.
Nakamura will win both easily.
Nah. If Magnus and Levon were there, Nakamura will choke again.