Alireza Firouzja Plays Three Brilliant Moves In 1st Candidates Win – Candidates Round 9

Alireza Firouzja is thought to be the next World Champion by many, but his start in the FIDE Candidates has been rough. In round nine, he finally scored his first win in brilliant fashion with an impressive victory over Richard Rapport. Follow us here 😀: ✅ Sign up for FREE online play: http://www.Chess.com 💜 Check… Continue reading Alireza Firouzja Plays Three Brilliant Moves In 1st Candidates Win – Candidates Round 9

100,000 People Watched Hikaru Play This Chess Game – Candidates Round 8

A record viewership tuned in for an all-USA matchup between @GMHikaru and Fabiano Caruana as Nakamura sought revenge for a painful first-round defeat by his compatriot in the FIDE Candidates Tournament. Follow us here 😀: ✅ Sign up for FREE online play: http://www.Chess.com 💜 Check us out on Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/chess 📸 Follow us on Instagram:… Continue reading 100,000 People Watched Hikaru Play This Chess Game – Candidates Round 8

The Most Important Chess Tournament Of The Year: Candidates 2022

Featuring the world’s best chess players, the FIDE Candidates Chess Tournament is the most important event of the year as Hikaru Nakamura, Fabiano Caruana, Alireza Firouzja, Ding Liren and Ian Nepomniachtchi and more fight for the chance to play GM Magnus Carlsen for the world championship title in 2023. All the information: https://go.chess.com/Candidates2022 Follow us… Continue reading The Most Important Chess Tournament Of The Year: Candidates 2022

The Game That Made Nepo #3 In The World

Join GM Ben Finegold as he breaks down this amazing chess game between Ian Nepomniachtchi and Kirill Alekseenko that took place in Round 10 of the FIDE Candidates Tournament! This game boosted Nepo’s rating to 2792.3 making him the #3 ranked classical player in the world at the moment. For current scores, standings, games, and… Continue reading The Game That Made Nepo #3 In The World

How Nepo Became The World Chess Championship Challenger

The FIDE Candidates Tournament finished on April 27th, 2021 and boy was it a wild ride! Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, Anish Giri, and Fabiano Caurana all looked like they had chances to win the tournament, but in the end Ian Nepomniachtchi took first place. With the win, Nepomniachtchi becomes the World Chess Championship challenger and will play… Continue reading How Nepo Became The World Chess Championship Challenger