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How to Watch Chess World Cup 2021 Live Streaming and Also Check TV channel List

Chess World Cup is the ultimate chess challenge and all the smart brains out here in chess. It is a 206 -player single-elimination chess tournament. The tournament is all set to roll in Russia. Check Chess World Cup Live Streaming 2021 and Also Check the TV channel List.

The matches will be taking place till August 6, 2021, which is currently the 9th edition of the championship. The format of the tournament taking place is the single-elimination tournament.

Check out more details about the Chess World Cup 2021 Live Streaming and other telecasting details here on this page.

How to Watch Chess World Cup Live Streaming 2021?

The live streaming of the matches of the Chess cup will be telecasting on the official broadcasting partners of the game. The games will be live streaming on the official YoutTube Channels and the Twitch Channels.

The matches will also be streaming on the Chess dot com/TV. The special guest commentator of the game is GM Viswanathan Anand.

Chess World Cup 2021 Schedule

The single-round will continue for 3 days in which there will be 2 classical time limit games and 3rd game to break the tie.

  • Round 1 -3 : July 12 to July 20, 2021
  • Round 4 -6 : July 22 to July 30, 2021

July 31, 2021is the rest day while the next 2 rounds will be from August 1 to 6, 2021.

Chess World Cup 2021 Format

Chess World Cup format will be as follows where the tournament will be an 8-round knockout event. The top two finishers qualify for the Candidates Tournament 2022 from which the next challenger for the World Championship will be decided.

All the quarter-finalist candidates also qualify for the FIDE Grand Prix 2022. Here is a list of the time limits for the game.

  • Two classical time limit games:
    • 90 minutes, plus a 30 minute increment on move 40, plus a 30 second increment per move from move 1, per player.
  • Match is a Tie:
    • players will be playing two rapid games of the chess. The game will take place in 25 minutes plus a 10 second increment per move, per player.
  • Again if it is a Tie:
    • player will again play rapid game of chess with 10 minutes plus a 10 second increment per move, per player.
  • Still it is a tie:
    • playerr will play 2 games more with 5 minutes plus 3 second increment per move, per player.
  • Tie Breaker:
    • A single armageddon game of chess will take to break the tie and decide the match. With draws odds to Black, meaning white must win but Black only needs to draw or win, to win the match.
    • The players will be drawing lots and the winners of the draw will be choosing the colour.
    • White will be reciving the 5 minutes whereas Black receives 4 minutes.
    • Every player will be getting extra 2 second per move beginning at the move 61.

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