The first round of the KCF Team Invitational saw four tightly contested matches with three results ending 2.5 - 1.5 and the other as a 2-2 draw. The teams are clearly very well matched which promises fighting chess throughout.

Games are being played in the Rio Conference Rooms which are located within the main Casino complex at Carnival City. All 16 games from each round are being broadcast live on Chess24 and FollowChess with games starting at 10am and 4pm daily.

Round 1 results are published at and the second round is currently live at