13 July 2012, Kuala Lumpur - Chess.com reported that the 40th edition of the Dortmund Sparkassen chess meeting which takes place from 13-22 July in Germany.
The modern Dortmund tournament has been held annually since 1973, and over the past decade it has been dominated by Vladimir Kramnik, who in 2011 achieved his 10th title!
The format for the 2012 competition is different to recent years. Instead of a 6-player double round-robin it will be a 10-player single round-robin, headed by Kramnik in search of an 11th title.
The round 1 game between Sergey Karjakin and Vladimir Kramnik is shown live on chessdom.com or above game.
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