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round 10 of the fide candidates tournament 2022

Nepo Maintains Top Spot, Fabi Loses To Duda In Round 10 Of The FIDE Candidates Tournament 2022

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With only five rounds left in the Candidates Tournament of 2022, there was still room for an upset in the standings. Ian Nepominiachtchi led the pack on 6.5 points, with Fabiano Caruana following closely with 5.5 points. In the previous round, Radjabov, Alireza, and Ding secured wins, leaving only Polish grandmaster Jan Krzysztof Duda as the… 

round 9 of the fide candidates tournament 2022

Alireza, Radjabov, and Ding Grab First Wins In Round 9 Of The FIDE Candidates Tournament 2022

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Ding Liren, Alireza Firouzja, and Teimour Radjabov ended their winless droughts in round 9 of the FIDE Candidates Tournament 2022. It’s almost like the trio conspired in a plot to leave Jan-Krzysztof Duda as the only winless candidate so far. Meanwhile, the top dogs of the arena settled on a share of the spoils. Alireza… 

round 8 of the fide candidates tournament 2022

Richard Rapport Seals His First Win In Round 8 Of The FIDE Candidates Tournament 2022

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Only one player remains unbeaten after Round 8 of the FIDE Candidates Tournament 2022: Ian Nepomniachtchi. The Russian has a score of +4-0=4 so far in the tournament, and he’s a point clear of his closest contender Fabiano Caruana, who suffered his first defeat in this edition. Richard Rapport Bounces Back With A Statement Win… 

Tempo in chess or Tempo chess

Simple Breakdown Of Chess Tempo

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Imagine you could move your pieces more than once each turn while playing chess. Making multiple moves per turn increases whites’ first-mover advantage because development is much faster, and white can rapidly set up their pieces to gain an edge. What is Chess Tempo? Tempo is an Italian term that means time. However, in chess,… 

round 7 of the fide candidates tournament 2022

Ian Nepomniachtchi Seals A Fourth Win In Round 7 Of The FIDE Candidates Tournament 2022

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Coming into Round 7 of the FIDE Candidates Tournament 2022, Ian Nepominiachtchi was the sole leader with 4.5 points out of a possible 6. The closest was former world championship challenger Fabiano Caruana as the pair of former challengers sat atop the pile of Candidates. Round 7 was an interesting one; sit back and enjoy… 

round 6 of the fide candidates tournament 2022

Another Bitter Loss For Alireza In Round 6 Of The FIDE Candidates Tournament 2022

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It seems Magnus Carlsen might not be getting his wish as his preferred challenger languishes at the sole bottom of the standings. Round 6 of the FIDE Candidates Tournament 2022 was arguably the most interesting round. Although there were two decisive results, what is a Candidates round without a draw or two? Let’s take a… 

round 5 of the fide candidates tournament 2022

Magnus Carlsen Urges Ian Nepomniachtchi To “Be A Shark” After Round 5 Of The FIDE Candidates Tournament 2022

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Ian Nepomniachtchi came into Round 5 as the sole leader, thanks to his convincing win against Alireza Firouzja in the previous round. He aimed to carry on his winning form but was lucky to escape with a draw in round 5 of the FIDE Candidates Tournament 2022. We now take you through a detailed summary… 

Fide Chess Rating

FIDE Chess Ratings: Why It Is Important

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What is FIDE? FIDE, an acronym of Fédération Internationale des Échecs, is the world governing body of the chess game, just like FIFA and FIBA is for football and basketball, respectively. Fédération Internationale des Échecs translates to International Chess Federation or World Chess Federation. FIDE was founded in 1924 in Paris under the motto “Gens…