More huge upsets at Isle of Man to set up unlikely final round leaders
Round 8 results (top 28 boards)
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Final round chess pairings (top 28 boards)
The 2018 Isle of Man Chess International is a 9-round Swiss tournament taking place from 20-28 October in the Villa Marina and Gaiety Theatre in Douglas, Isle of Man.
The top chess prize is £50,000, with £7,000 for the highest finishing woman. In case of a tie for first place the winner will be determined between the top 2 in a playoff (2x Blitz, then Armageddon). The time control is 100 minutes for 40 chess moves, then 50 minutes for 20 chess moves, then 15 minutes until the end of the chess game, with a 30-second increment from move 1.
No draw offers are allowed before move 30.
Chess playing schedule
Round 1 Oct 20, 2018 13:30
Round 2 Oct 21, 2018 13:30
Round 3 Oct 22, 2018 13:30
Round 4 Oct 23, 2018 13:30
Round 5 Oct 24, 2018 13:30
Round 6 Oct 25, 2018 13:30
Round 7 Oct 26, 2018 13:30
Round 8 Oct 27, 2018 13:30
Round 9 Oct 28, 2018 12:00