2018 Tal Memorial Qualifier

The winner will get a spot in the main elite event

The 2018 Mikhail Tal Memorial will take place from 1-5th March at the Central Chess Club in Moscow.

The qualification tournament with reigning European champion Maxim Matlakov, Daniil Dubov, Grigoriy Oparinand Andrey Esipenko is scheduled for 18th February at the same venue.

The playing format will be double round robin with rapid time control 15′+10”. The winner qualifies for the main event, of which the details will be announced soon.