This Champions Showdown consists of four rapid and blitz Chess960 matches. See what happens when bank-rank pieces are scrambled and opening theory is obliterated! Join GMs Yasser Seirawan, Maurice Ashley, and WGM Jennifer Shahade for the move-by-move.
Fabiano Caruana vs. Garry Kasparov
Wesley So vs. Veselin Topalov
Leinier Dominguez vs. Peter Svidler
Hikaru Nakamura vs. Levon Aronian
* Six (6) rapid games at G/30 with a 10-second delay. Each rapid game is worth 2 points.
* Fourteen (14) blitz games at G/5 with a 5-second delay. Each blitz game is worth 1 point.