Round 1 of the 2016 Sinquefield Cup will get under way this evening at 20.00 Central African Time (GMT +2).

The tournament is the third leg of the 2016 Grand Chess Tour and features 10 of the 14 best players on the planet. The average rating is 2779 making the the event one of the strongest fields ever assembled.

Live games will be broadcast from the official tournament website with commentary available in English, French, German and Spanish.

Tune in to http://grandchesstour.org/live-2016-sinquefield-cup-grand-chess-tour to watch the worlds best players in action every evening until the winner is finally crowned on the 15 August!