Paul Keres Rapid Chess Tournament

The Estonian Sports Association Kalev has announced the 22nd International Rapid Chess Tournament Paul Keres Memorial, running 11-13 January at the Sokos Hotel Viru, 4 Viru Square, Tallinn, Estonia. This rapid chess tournament is Estonia’s largest international chess event, which is held to mark the Estonian chess legend’s 97th birth anniversary.

The main sponsors are City of Tallinn, Cultural Endowment of Estonia, The Council Of Gambling Tax and The Estonian Chess Support Organization. The Preliminary Tournament will be a Swiss system 7-round rapid chess (15 minutes + 5-second increment) event in one group. The Main Tournament will be a rapid chess (15 minutes + 10-second increment) round-robin tournament.