16 players from 12 different countries will compete for the world championships title today and tomorrow. Whoever scores the most victories after 8 rounds, will be the winner. Besides the 3 new players, all of the competitors have an AREA rating above the average of 5000, and the top favourites Riku Riekkinen (#1 of the world) and Jedrek Gasiorowski (#3 of the world) bring ratings of respectively 7177 and 6688. You can follow the results on the Online TS World Championships part of this website. I will publish standings and pairings after each round.