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“Chess stars 2022” tournament in Moscow, with Karjakin and 230.000 eur prize fund

The International round-robin tournament “Chess stars 2022” will be held from 29 September – 5 October in Moscow, Russia. The event will gather more than 100 players, among whom are 10 world-known grandmasters from Russia, Azerbaijan, India and Spain: Sergey Karjakin, Vladimir Kramnik, Teimour Radjabov, Alexander Grischuk, Francisco Vallejo, Vladislav Artemiev, Ernesto Inarkiev, Raunak Sadhwani, Aleksandra Goryachkina and Kateryna Lagno. This will be Karjakin’s second tournament after he received a 6 months ban from participating in FIDE events as he competed this July at the 4-player round-robin in Moscow. This time, however, he is playing without the ban, which has just expired

The “Chess Stars 2022” event will include a series of qualifying tournaments for children U15, which will take place on 11th, 18th, and 25th of September. The best-ranked 100 finalists will take part in the main event having a chance to compete with grandmasters. The tournament will be played with rapid time control and features the total prize fund of 14,250,000 rubles (more than 228.000 euros). 

Chess Stars 2022 participants (live games here)

1GMGrischuk AlexanderRUS2759
2GMKramnik VladimirRUS2756
3GMRadjabov TeimourAZE2747
4GMKarjakin SergeyRUS2736
5GMArtemiev VladislavRUS2710
6GMVallejo Pons FranciscoESP2682
7GMInarkiev ErnestoRUS2678
8GMSadhwani RaunakIND2533
9GMLagno KaterynaRUS2531
10GMGoryachkina AleksandraRUS2473

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