Between June 3 and 14 the ALTIBOX NORWAY CHESS is being played, it is a tournament of 10 participants where they are playing: Magnus Carlsen (Norway), Shakhriyar Mamedyarov (Azerbaijan), Fabiano Caruana (USA), Ding Liren ( China), Maxime Vachier-Lagrave (France), Viswanathan Anand (India), Levon Aronian (Armenia), Yu Yangyi (China), Wesley So (USA) and Alexander Grischuk (Russia).
The tournament is played in 9 rounds. The playing time is 120 minutes per player with an increase of 10 seconds per move. If the game ends in a draw, players must play a sudden death tiebreaker game. The rhythm of play of this tie-break system is 10 minutes for white and 7 minutes for black, with an increase of 3 seconds for both sides from move 61.
The victory in the main game is worth 2 points, the defeat in the main game is worth 0 points, a draw in the main game and a victory in the sudden death game is worth 1.5 points and finally some tables in the main game and a loss in the sudden death game is worth 0.5 points.