The second Tata Steel Chess India, Rapid & Blitz tournament brings 10 of the top 15 chess players of the world to Kolkata. World Champion Magnus Carlsen It consists of a rapid tournament and a blitz tournament.
A single 10-player Round Robin played on November 22, 23 and 24, with 3 rounds per day. The time control is 25 minutes for the entire game with an increment of 10 seconds per move.
A double 10-player Round Robin played on November 25 and 26, with 9 rounds per day. The time control is 5 minutes for the entire game with an increment of 3 seconds per move.