Levon is the bookie favourite. Image source: Georgios Souleidis [CC BY 2.0] via Wikimedia Commons
This year, the Grand Chess Tour has expanded with the Superbet Rapid & Blitz in Bucharest among their new installments. Currently, Levon Aronian is the player to bet on Grand Chess Tour Bucharest 2019. However, with qualifications for the GCT Final in London at stake, all players will be giving it their all.
This year, the Grand Chess Tour will run from 6 May to 10 December. However, the Superbet Rapid & Blitz Grand Chess Tournament in Bucharest will be live from 6-10 November. 1xBET Sportsbook currently offers players the opportunity to bet on Grand Chess Tour Bucharest 2019 hopefuls such as:
Bet on Grand Chess Tour Bucharest 2019 top contender Levon Aronian
Armenian chess player Levon Aronian currently stands the best chance to win the Superbet Rapid & Blitz tournament in Bucharest. Fortunately, a bet on Grand Chess Tour Bucharest 2019 hopeful Levon Aronian could reap favorable results with odds at 4.74. Levon Aronian is currently Armenia’s top chess player with the 2005 and 2017 Chess World Cup win to his name.
The chess player is currently 4th in this year’s Grand Chess Tour Standings. This is thanks to his Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz win in August and total points from the Croatia GCT and Sinquefield Cup. Consequently, he could ensure a spot for the GCT Finals things go his way in Bucharest.
Wesley So looks to claim first 2019 GCT win in Bucharest
According to 1xBET Sportsbook, Wesley So currently has the second best odds of winning the Superbet Rapid & Blitz in Bucharest. So far, the American has a career to be proud of with a Grand Chess Tour win in 2016. Additionally, he also won the 2016 Chess Olympiad and 2017 US Chess Championships and more.
However, the American grandmaster has yet to claim a win a Grand Chess Tour win this year. Fortunately, this can soon come to an end. You can bet on Grand Chess Tour Bucharest 2019 hopeful Wesley So with good odds at 5.00.
Sergey Karjakin might be the underdog worth taking a chance on
Russian Ukranian grandmaster Sergey Karjakin currently stands a small chance on 1xBET Sportsbook to claim a win in Bucharest. However, he could be among the underdogs to surprise us this year. Currently, Karjakin tied in 4th in the GCT Standings together with Levon Aronian and Fabiano Caruana.
However, if he makes the right moves in Bucharest, a spot at the 2019 GCT. Finals in London is achievable. You can bet on Grand Chess Tour Bucharest 2019 underdog Sergey Karjakin with odds standing at 8.00.
Anton Korobov likely to miss out on Superbet Rapid & Blitz win Bucharest
The Ukranian grandmaster currently has the worst odds on the online sportsbooks in Romania of winning the upcoming Bucharest GCT. The 3-time Ukranian chess champion currently finds himself at the bottom of the 2019 GCT standings with 0 points. Consequently, a bet on Grand Chess Tour Bucharest 2019 hopeful Anton Korbov (15.00) will be risky.
For information on the bookmaker offering 2019 Bucharest Grand Chess Tour bets, be sure to read about 1xBET Sportsbook.