2021 Paris Rapid & Blitz

2021 Paris Rapid & Blitz - Day 1 Recap

The second leg of the 2021 Grand Chess Tour kicked off in the city of lights: the Paris Rapid & Blitz brings together some of the top players in the world in a scintillating tournament. The full tour participants are joined by exciting wildcards in this event: French hero Etienne Bacrot, wunderkind Alireza Firouzja and World Champion Challenger Ian Nepomniachtchi. At the end of Day One, we have 4 people tied for the lead!