Fide World Chess Rapid & Blitz Championships 2016

25 - 30 December World strongest men and women will fight for the prestigious titles in Doha.
Tournament format
Swiss
Time control
Rapid, blitz
Members
Men: Magnus Carlsen, Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, Levon Aronian, Sergey Karjakin, Viswanathan Anand, Hikaru Nakamura, Ian Nepomniachtchi, Shakhriyar Mamedyarov, Pavel Eljanov, Radoslaw Wojtaszek etc. Women: Ju Wenjun, Anna Muzychuk, Humpy Koneru, Alexandra Kosteniuk, Dronavalli Harika etc.
Commentators
GM Evgenij Miroshnichenko, IM Anna Rudolf
Carlsen Vachier-Lagrave Aronian Karjakin Anand Nakamura Nepomniachtchi Mamedyarov Eljanov Svidler Dominguez Grischuk Tomashevsky Vitiugov Jakovenko Radjabov Morozevich Ju Wenjun Anna Muzychuk Kosteniuk Koneru Harika Gunina Lagno VIDEO ARCHIVE OFFICIAL WEBSITE

Schedule: 

Rapid: 26-28 December, Blitz: 29-30 December.

Total prize fund is 400 000 USD (200 000 USD for Rapid and 200 000 USD for Blitz).