The Chess Bundesliga for the first time at MARITIM proArte Berlin
28 April to 2 May 2020

28 teams with over 100 grandmasters · Live commentary for spectators · 3rd Emanuel Lasker Blitz Tournament · Other attractive events…


Die Schachfreunde Berlin organize another superlative chess event with the Central Final Rounds of the Chess Bundesliga.
In the women’s and men’s leagues it is decided who becomes the champion, who wins the medals and who has to enter the second leagues. With Fabiano Caruana, Levon Aronian, Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, Peter Svidler, Anatoly Karpov, Hou Yifan, Vishy Anand as well as the youngest German grandmaster Vincent Keymer, the top-class players are present!

The schedule:
Thursday, 30 April 2020 from 16:00: 13th round of the German Chess Bundesliga / 9th round of the German Women’s Bundesliga
Friday, May 1, 2020 from 14:00: 14th round of the Chess Bundesliga / 10th round of the Women’s Bundesliga
Saturday, 2 May 2020 from 10 a.m.: 15th round of the Chess Bundesliga / 11th round of the Women’s Bundesliga

And if you want to play chess yourself on Saturday, you can take part in the 3rd Emanuel Lasker Blitz tournament after the award ceremony at 6 pm! Children, teenagers and young adults can also take part in a youth rapid tournament.
Pure excitement and high-class chess on three days in the capital!

This event will take place in the MARITIM proArte Berlin in Friedrichstraße 151. In a great tournament hall you can experience the champions up close and personal and cheer for your heroes and your teams in time trouble.

Those who like to be explained games expertly will not be disappointed. For the spectators there will be a live commentary with GM Robert Rabiega on site. In a large room with a hundred seats and catering you will be entertained in the best way. Information about the tickets can be found here.

Foreign guests have the possibility to stay overnight at the MARITIM at a reasonable price. Experience Grand Master already at breakfast! From now on it is possible to book rooms via our website at a preferential price.

In addition, an extensive supporting program with many tournaments and events will make the chess event a real superlative event.

In the next weeks a lot will happen on this page. Regular visits are worthwhile!

If you can’t be there in Berlin, you can follow the games of the event live on schach2020.berlin. All 100 games per day.