Teimour Radjabov is already in Madrid, where he will compete in the upcoming FIDE Candidates Tournament 2022. In a short tweet, Radjabov informed his loyal fans of his arrival. The early arrival is definitely a good move by Radjabov. Now it is time for him to accommodate to the heat wave that has hit the city. Unlike Radjabov, Ding Liren has just started his travel from China and is expected to be the last player to arrive for the Candidates Tournament.
Teimour Radjabov starts round 1 against Alireza Feirouzja. Follow Radjabov – Feirouzja Candidates 2022 R1 live here. More on the Candidates: Candidates Chess 2022 / Candidates 2022 pairings / Live games Candidates 2022 Candidates Chess Round 1, June 17: Duda – Rapport, Ding Liren – Nepomniachtchi, Caruana – Nakamura, Radjabov – Firouzja