Meltwater Champions Chess Tour Finals 2022 Results Today, Day 2 Schedule, Date, Time, Standings, Draw, Live Stream
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At 2022 Meltwater Champions Chess Tour Finals, Magnus Carlsen scored impressive win against Wesley So, while Pragg and Arjun both suffered loss in first-round, we take a look at the tournament schedule, date, time, format, list of participants, standings, prize money, & streaming details
In the first round of 2022 Meltwater Champions Chess Tour Finals on Monday, reigning world champion Magnus Carlsen defeated Wesley So, the recent Chess.com Global Chess Championship victor.
Meltwater Champions Chess Tour Finals 2022 Results Today, Score, Day 2 Schedule, Date, Time, Draw, Standings, Prize Money And Live Stream
The #ChessChamps winner Magnus Carlsen won a thriller against the Chesscom Global Champion Wesley So as the final event of the tour began!
— chess24.com (@chess24com) November 15, 2022
2022 Meltwater Champions Chess Tour: Leg 9 – Tour Finals Results Today, Day 2 Schedule, Date, Time, & Fixtures
On inaugural day of 2022 Tour Finals, reigning world champion Carlsen and Chess.com Global Championships winner Wesley So faced off and despite best attempts from So, he struggled as Carlsen ultimately prevailed by score of 2.5-1.5 to win $7,500. Meanwhile, Jan-Krzysztof Duda defeated Indian teenager Arjun Erigaisi 2.5-0.5 to finish tie in just three games and bag $7,500 in prize money. In the matchup between the competition’s youngest and oldest players, Shakhriyar Mamedyarov triumphed over Rameshbabu Praggnanandhaa via score of 2.5-1.5.
Elsewhere, Vietnamese speed specialist Liem Quang Le and Dutch ace Anish Giri played out four draws in close contest. The match entered tiebreaks after players were tied at 2-2 score. In order to win this tie-breaker, Giri won first game and then earned the necessary draw in second game to seal victory. On Wednesday, Arjun Erigaisi will attempt to avenge his recent loss against Carlsen and Liem will face So. In other matches, Pragg will face-off against Giri and Mamedyarov will clash against Duda.
Following is the results & schedule of ongoing 2022 Tour Finals:
Round-1 Results (15th November)
- Magnus Carlsen 2.5-1.5 Wesley So
- Liem Quang Le 2-2 (0-2) Anish Giri
- Shakhriyar Mamedyarov 2.5-1.5 Rameshbabu Praggnanandhaa
- Jan-Krzysztof Duda 2.5-0.5 Arjun Erigaisi
Round-2 Schedule (16th November)
- Magnus Carlsen vs Arjun Erigaisi
- Liem Quang Le vs Wesley So
- Shakhriyar Mamedyarov vs Jan-Krzysztof Duda
- Rameshbabu Praggnanandhaa vs Anish Giri
Meltwater Champions Chess Tour: Leg 9 – Tour Finals 2022 Prize Money Pool Distribution
Each four-game tie winner will receive $7,500 in prize money, but if a tiebreaker is necessary, the winner will receive $5,000 as opposed to the loser’s $2,500. As a result, there will be a $210,000 total prize pool for the 2022 Tour Finals, and if any player manages to win all seven rounds, he will receive $52,500.
When And Where to Watch: Live Stream
The 2022 Tour Finals will be live streamed on chess24’s YouTube and Twitch feeds for audiences all around the world. An interactive board will also be available on the official Chess24 website, allowing fans to watch every move in real time. Arjun Erigaisi and Magnus Carlsen’s match on Wednesday will be closely observed by people all across the world.
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