Fabiano Caruana was eager to compete against the players he’ll meet this year in the Candidates Tournament 2022: “Most interesting (opponents) will be the players I am going to meet in Candidates Tournament, which is my next classical event after this one. Firouzja took a short break from playing chess, I guess to prepare very seriously for the Candidates, so we haven’t seen him over the board for some time. He is also one of the hardest players in the world.“.
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Meanwhile, Levon Aronian emphasized he is excited to meet Fabiano Caruana, as he lost against him in the final of the American Cup 2022: “I really look forward to play against Fabiano. I’ve lost to him in the American Cup, so I want to have my revenge.“. See the whole interview below.
The encounter between Levon Aronian and Fabiano Caruana is expecting us today in the 7th round of the Grand Chess Tour Romania 2022. Aronian will have White pieces, unlike when he lost to Caruana at the American Cup. Don’t miss to follow the game live.