VIDEOS
First Press Conference
The first press conference of the 2022 FIDE Candidates took place on June 15 in the presence of the Deputy Minister of Sports for the regional government at Comunidad de Madrid Alberto Tomé González, FIDE Managing Director Dana Reizniece-Ozola and Grandmaster Fabiano Caruana, hosted by FIDE Chief Communications Officer David Llada.
Event's Teaser
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Opening Ceremony Highlights
The Opening Ceremony took place at the Four Seasons Hotel in Madrid. It was a night to remember as the chess elite, officials, guests, and journalists gathered in one of the ballrooms of one of the most luxurious hotels in the Spanish capital to celebrate the grand opening of the most important chess event of the year.
Round 1
June 17, 15:00 CEST
Duda - Rapport
Ding - Nepomniachtchi
Caruana - Nakamura
Radjabov - Firouzja
Round 2
June 18, 15:00 CEST
Rapport - Firouzja
Nakamura - Radjabov
Nepomniachtchi - Caruana
Duda - Ding
Round 3
June 19, 15:00 CEST
Ding - Rapport
Caruana - Duda
Radjabov - Nepomniachtchi
Firouzja - Nakamura
Round 4
June 21, 15:00 CEST
Rapport - Nakamura
Nepomniachtchi - Firouzja
Duda - Radjabov
Ding - Caruana
Round 5
June 22, 15:00 CEST
Caruana - Rapport
Radjabov - Ding
Firouzja - Duda
Nakamura - Nepomniachtchi
Round 6
June 23, 15:00 CEST
Radjabov - Rapport
Firouzja - Caruana
Nakamura - Ding
Nepomniachtchi - Duda
Round 7
June 25, 15:00 CEST
Rapport - Nepomniachtchi
Duda - Nakamura
Ding - Firouzja
Caruana - Radjabov
Round 8
June 26, 15:00 CEST
Rapport - Duda
Nepomniachtchi - Ding
Nakamura - Caruana
Firouzja - Radjabov
Round 9
June 27, 15:00 CEST
Firouzja - Rapport
Radjabov - Nakamura
Caruana - Nepomniachtchi
Ding - Duda
Round 10
June 29, 15:00 CEST
Rapport - Ding
Duda - Caruana
Nepomniachtchi - Radjabov
Nakamura - Firouzja
Round 11
June 30, 15:00 CEST
Nakamura - Rapport
Firouzja - Nepomniachtchi
Radjabov - Duda
Caruana - Ding
Round 12
July 1, 15:00 CEST
Rapport - Caruana
Ding - Radjabov
Duda - Firouzja
Nepomniachtchi - Nakamura
Round 13
July 3, 15:00 CEST
Nepomniachtchi - Rapport
Nakamura - Duda
Firouzja - Ding
Radjabov - Caruana
Round 14
July 4, 15:00 CEST
Rapport - Radjabov
Caruana - Firouzja
Ding - Nakamura
Duda - Nepomniachtchi
FIDE Conference on the Social Chess Initiatives
We will exchange experiences and showcase how national chess federations and chess enthusiasts worldwide help people, build community and make changes for the better with the help of chess. Representatives from all continents will participate.