Candidates Chess 2022

FIDE Candidates Chess 2022 (round 8) LIVE

The FIDE Candidates Chess 2022 will take place in Madrid, from June 16 to July 7. It will be an 8-player double-round robin with some of the world’s top Grandmasters. The winner of the FIDE 2022 Candidates Chess Tournament will qualify for the World Championship match later this year, competing in 14 rounds against the reigning World Chess Champion Magnus Carlsen. The field of the Candidates Chess 2022 tournament is led by world number two Ding Liren who replaced Sergey Karjakin as the Russian was banned for 6 months from FIDE competitions. Alireza Firouzja (Grand Swiss winner), Fabiano Caruana (Grand swiss runner-up), Ian Nepomniachtchi (2021 World Chess Champion Match runner-up), Richard Rapport (Grand Prix runner-up who will now change federation to Romania), Hikaru Nakamura (Grand Prix winner), Teimour Radjabov (wild card), and Jan-Krzysztof Duda (World cup winner) complete the battlefield.

Round 8 pairings:
Richard Rapport – Jan-Krzysztof Duda
Ian Nepomniachtchi – Ding Liren
Hikaru Nakamura – Fabiano Caruana
Alireza Firouzja – Teimour Radjabov

Replay R7: Richard Rapport – Ian Nepomniachtchi 0-1 / Jan-Krzysztof Duda – Hikaru Nakamura 1/2-1/2 / Ding Liren – Alireza Firouzja 1/2-1/2 / Fabiano Caruana – Teimour Radjabov 1-0
Replay R6: Teimour Radjabov – Richard Rapport 1/2-1/2 / Alireza Firouzja – Fabiano Caruana 0-1 / Hikaru Nakamura – Ding Liren 1/2-1/2 / Ian Nepomniachtchi – Jan-Krzysztof Duda 1-0
Replay R5: Fabiano Caruana – Richard Rapport 1/2-1/2 / Teimour Radjabov – Ding Liren 1/2-1/2 / Alireza Firouzja – Jan-Krzysztof Duda 1/2-1/2 / Hikaru Nakamura – Ian Nepomniachtchi 1/2-1/2
Replay R4: Richard Rapport – Hikaru Nakamura 1/2-1/2 / Ian Nepomniachtchi – Alireza Firouzja 1/2-1/2 / Jan-Krzysztof Duda – Teimour Radjabov 1/2-1/2 / Ding Liren – Fabiano Caruana 1/2-1/2 
Replay R3: Ding Liren – Richard Rapport 1/2-1/2 / Fabiano Caruana – Jan-Krzysztof Duda 1/2-1/2 / Teimour Radjabov – Ian Nepomniachtchi 1/2-1/2 / Alireza Firouzja – Hikaru Nakamura 1/2-1/2
Recaps R3: Anish Giri / Hikaru Nakamura recaps his R3 game / Calm before the storm?!
Video R3: GM Daniil Yuffa and IM Elisabeth Paehtz / GM Judit Polgar and GM Jan Gustafsson / Sagar Shah and Amruta Mokal

Replay R2: Richard Rapport – Alireza Firouzja 1/2-1/2 / Hikaru Nakamura – Teimour Radjabov 1-0 / Ian Nepomniachtchi – Fabiano Caruana 1/2-1/2 / Jan-Krzysztof Duda – Ding Liren 1/2-1/2
Recaps R2: Anish Giri gives a deep analysis on FIDE Candidates Round 2

Replay R1:  Jan-Krzysztof Duda – Richard Rapport 1/2-1/2 / Ding Liren – Ian Nepomniachtchi 0-1 / Fabiano Caruana – Hikaru Nakamura 1-0 / Teimour Radjabov – Alireza Firouzja 1/2-1/2
Video R1:  GM Polgar and GM Gustafsson / GM Daniil Yuffa and WIM Fiona Steil-Antoni / GM Benjamin Bok and team Hikaru / Sagar Shah and Amruta Mokal / GM Naroditsky and WGM Skripchenko
Report R1: Caruana and Nepomniachtchi shine in R1 of the FIDE Candidates Tournament / Live blog day 1 / Anish Giri
Video: Nakamura analyses his game against Caruana / A miniature in Ding – Nepomniachtchi

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