Today in Chess | Candidates Tournament 2024: Round 8

Live from The Great Hall in Toronto, it’s the Candidates Tournament 2024! Eight of the world’s best players (pairings below) compete in a double round robin event to determine who will be next to play Ding Liren for the world chess championship. Plus, get updates from the concurrent Women’s Candidates Tournament. Join GMs Yasser Seirawan & Evgeny Miroshnichenko, and IM Nazi Paikidze for abbreviated move-by-move coverage.

2024.04.13

ROUND 8 | 40 Moves in 120 Min. / / 30 Min. Incr. 30 Sec.
Hikaru Nakamura (3.5) vs. Fabiano Caruana (4)
Vidit Gujrathi (3.5) vs. Gukesh D (4)
R Praggnanandhaa (4) vs. Alireza Firouzja (2.5)
Ian Nepomniachtchi (4.5) vs. Nijat Abasov (2)

ROUND 8 | 40 Moves in 90 Min. Incr. 30 Sec. / / 30 Min. Incr. 30 Sec.
Tan Zhongyi (5) vs. Lei Tingjie (4)
Kateryna Lagno (4) vs. Aleksandra Goryachkina (4.5)
Nurgyul Salimova (3) vs. Anna Muzychuk (2.5)
Koneru Humpy (2.5) vs. R Vaishali (2.5)

2 Comments

  1. Oh my goodness I came here to watch some chess and you yak yak yak whilst the game moves on. Shut up!

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