Each match, Georgiev and Schwarzman battle until someone wins. The player with the best score in the earliest stage is the world champion.
* May 12th, the first stage will start 2 hours later so at 12.00. The other stages - if applicable - as a consequence will also start later: 19.00 rapid, 20.00 blitz and 20.30 LG tiebreak. All times are local Tallinn time EEST.
** Tie-break according to Lehmann - Georgiev system: at the start, the players get 5 minutes and added to that 2 seconds thinking time for every move. Within this time, the players will have to play as many games as necessary to indicate the winner.