Carlsen Headlines Chess.com Blitz Championship

Chess.com announced World Champion Magnus Carlsen's participation in their Grandmaster Blitz Battle Championship. The knockout event will also feature American Grandmasters Nakamura and Caruana as well as Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, Alexander Grischuk, Levon Aronian and Pentala Harikrishna. One online qualifier will join the star-studded cast to fight for $40,000 in prizes. The event is sponsored by  Peopletalk.ru and will kick off this spring.   GMBlitzBattle

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