Azerbaijani grandmaster to compete at Meltwater Champions Chess Tour Finals

  03 November 2022    Read: 375
Azerbaijani grandmaster to compete at Meltwater Champions Chess Tour Finals

Azerbaijani grandmaster Shahriyar Mammadyarov will test his strength at the Tour Finals 2022, the final event of the $1.6 million 2022 Meltwater Champions Chess Tour, AzVision.az reports. 

The 8-player hybrid chess tournament is a seven-day all-play-all round robin, to be held on November 14-20 in San Fransisco, U.S.

Along with Mammadyarov, the tournament will feature super-grandmasters like Magnus Carlsen, Anish Giri, Wesley So, Jan-Krzysztof Duda, Liem Le, Arjun Erigaisi and Rameshbabu Praggnanandhaa.

The San Francisco event, the third Major after the Oslo Esports Cup in Norway and the FTX Crypto Cup in Miami, will bring the 2022 Meltwater Champions Chess Tour to a close.

As in the other Majors, the players will face each other in 4-game 15-minute + 10-second increment rapid chess matches held over the course of a week.


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