The FIDE World Chess Cup, an integral part of the World Championship Cycle 2014-2016, is taking place from September 10 – October 5, 2015, in Baku, Azerbaijan.

There shall be six (6) rounds of matches comprising two (2) games per round, with the winners progressing to the next round, plus the final seventh (7th) round comprising of four (4) games.

World #3 Veselin Topalov (2816) heads the strong field of 128 players, including #4 Hikaru Nakamura (2814), #5 Fabiano Caruana (2808), #6 Anish Giri (2793).

2015 FIDE World Cup: Official website / Live games with analysis

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