Tata Metal Chess 2022: All The Info


GM Magnus Carlsen received the 2022 Tata Metal Masters Match with a rating of 9.5/13, which is his record-breaking eighth win at this prestigious match. GMs Shakhriyar Mamedyarov and Richard Rapport each scored 8/13.

Within the Challengers Match, GM Arjun Erigaisi received with a rating of 10.5/13 which was a full two factors forward of GMs Thai Dai Van Nguyen and Jonas Buhl Bjerre.

The Tata Metal Chess Match in Wijk aan Zee, Netherlands, is likely one of the most distinguished over-the-board tournaments in all of chess. Held yearly in January, the dates for the 2022 match have been January 15-30.

Most years there are a number of tournaments held concurrently. Traditionally, the winner of the second-level match (previously Group B, now recognized at the moment because the Challengers) advances to the following yr’s high division, the Masters (previously Group A).


Broadcast

The video games of the Tata Metal Chess Match have been broadcasted right here: Masters | Challengers. The dwell broadcast was on Chess.com/TV and on our Twitch and YouTube channels. Amongst our commentators have been GM Daniel Naroditsky, GM Robert Hess, and WIM Fiona Steil-Antoni.


Schedule And Pairings

The 2022 Tata Metal Chess Match rand January 14-30, 2022. Video games started January 15 with relaxation days on the nineteenth, twenty fourth, and twenty seventh of the month.

The lower-rated Challengers match returns in 2022 after a hiatus in 2021. Aside from the Masters and Challengers tournaments, there are not any on-site occasions for 2022.

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Pairings Masters



















































Spherical 1 15.01.22 14:00 CET

Spherical 2 16.01.22 14:00 CET
Vidit 1-0 Shankland

Shankland ½-½ Grandelius
Caruana ½-½ Karjakin

Rapport 1-0 Van Foreest
Dubov0.5 ½-½ Mamedyarov

Praggnanandhaa ½-½ Duda
Esipenko ½-½ Carlsen

Carlsen 1-0 Giri
Giri ½-½ Praggnanandhaa

Mamedyarov ½-½ Esipenko
Duda 1-0 Rapport

Karjakin ½-½ Dubov
Van Foreest 1-0 Grandelius

Vidit ½-½ Caruana
Spherical 3 17.01.22 14:00 CET

Spherical 4 18.01.22 14:00 CET
Caruana ½-½ Shankland

Shankland ½-½ Rapport
Dubov 0-1 Vidit

Praggnanandhaa 1-0 Grandelius
Esipenko 1-0 Karjakin

Carlsen ½-½ Van Foreest
Giri ½-½ Mamedyarov

Mamedyarov 1-0 Duda
Duda ½-½ Carlsen

Karjakin ½-½ Giri
Van Foreest 1-0 Praggnanandhaa

Vidit ½-½ Esipenko
Grandelius 0-1 Rapport

Caruana ½-½ Dubov
Spherical 5 20.01.22 14:00 CET

Spherical 6 21.01.22 14:00 CET
Dubov ½-½ Shankland

Shankland ½-½ Praggnanandhaa
Esipenko ½-½ Caruana

Carlsen 1-0 Rapport
Giri ½-½ Vidit

Mamedyarov ½-½ Grandelius
Duda ½-½ Karjakin

Karjakin 1-0 Van Foreest
Van Foreest 0-1 Mamedyarov

Vidit ½-½ Duda
Grandelius ½-½ Carlsen

Caruana 0-1 Giri
Rapport 1-0 Praggnanandhaa

Dubov ½-½ Esipenko
Spherical 7 22.01.22 14:00 CET

Spherical 8 23.01.22 14:00 CET
Esipenko ½-½ Shankland

Shankland ½-½ Carlsen
Giri 1-0 Dubov

Mamedyarov 1-0 Praggnanandhaa
Duda 0-1 Caruana

Karjakin ½-½ Rapport
Van Foreest 1-0 Vidit

Vidit 1-0 Grandelius
Grandelius ½-½ Karjakin

Caruana ½-½ Van Foreest
Rapport ½-½ Mamedyarov

Dubov ½-½ Duda
Praggnanandhaa 0-1 Carlsen

Esipenko 0-1 Giri
Spherical 9 25.01.22 14:00 CET

Spherical 10 26.01.22 14:00 CET
Giri 1-0 Shankland

Shankland ½-½ Mamedyarov
Duda ½-½ Esipenko

Karjakin ½-½ Carlsen
Van Foreest ½-½ Dubov

Vidit 0-1 Praggnanandhaa
Grandelius 0-1 Caruana

Caruana 0-1 Rapport
Rapport ½-½ Vidit

Dubov 0-1 Grandelius
Praggnanandhaa 0-1 Karjakin

Esipenko 1-0 Van Foreest
Carlsen 1-0 Mamedyarov

Giri ½-½ Duda
Spherical 11 28.01.22 14:00 CET

Spherical 12 29.01.22 14:00 CET
Duda ½-½ Shankland

Shankland 1-0 Karjakin
Van Foreest 1-0 Giri

Vidit 0-1 Mamedyarov
Grandelius ½-½ Esipenko

Caruana 0-1 Carlsen
Rapport 1-0 Dubov

Dubov 0-1 Praggnanandhaa
Praggnanandhaa 0-1 Caruana

Esipenko ½-½ Rapport
Carlsen ½-½ Vidit

Giri ½-½ Grandelius
Mamedyarov ½-½ Karjakin

Duda ½-½ Van Foreest
Spherical 13 30.01.22 12.00 CET


Van Foreest 1-0 Shankland


Grandelius ½-½ Duda


Rapport ½-½ Giri


Praggnanandhaa 1-0 Esipenko


Carlsen 1-0 Dubov


Mamedyarov ½-½ Caruana


Karjakin 1-0 Vidit


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Spherical 1 15.01.22 14:00 CET

Spherical 2 16.01.22 14:00 CET
Dardha 0-1 Murzin

Murzin 1-0 Shuvalova
Vogel ½-½ Warmerdam

L’Ami 1-0 Zhu
Erigaisi ½-½ Van Foreest

Nguyen 1-0 Bjerre
Ganguly 1-0 Maurizzi

Maurizzi ½-½ Jumabayev
Jumabayev ½-½ Nguyen

Van Foreest ½-½ Ganguly
Bjerre 1-0 L’Ami

Warmerdam 0-1 Erigaisi
Zhu 0-1 Shuvalova

Dardha ½-½ Vogel
Spherical 3 17.01.22 14:00 CET

Spherical 4 18.01.22 14:00 CET
Vogel ½-½ Murzin

Murzin ½-½ L’Ami
Erigaisi 1-0 Dardha

Nguyen ½-½ Shuvalova
Ganguly ½-½ Warmerdam

Maurizzi 0-1 Zhu
Jumabayev 1-0 Van Foreest

Van Foreest ½-½ Bjerre
Bjerre 1-0 Maurizzi

Warmerdam ½-½ Jumabayev
Zhu 0-1 Nguyen

Dardha ½-½ Ganguly
Shuvalova 0-1 L’Ami

Vogel 0-1 Erigaisi
Spherical 5 20.01.22 14:00 CET

Spherical 6 21.01.22 14:00 CET
Erigaisi 1-0 Murzin

Murzin ½-½ Nguyen
Ganguly 1-0 Vogel

Maurizzi ½-½ L’Ami
Jumabayev 1-0 Dardha

Van Foreest ½-½ Shuvalova
Bjerre ½-½ Warmerdam

Warmerdam 1-0 Zhu
Zhu ½-½ Van Foreest

Dardha ½-½ Bjerre
Shuvalova 1-0 Maurizzi

Vogel ½-½ Jumabayev
L’Ami ½-½ Nguyen

Erigaisi 1-0 Ganguly
Spherical 7 22.01.22 14:00 CET

Spherical 8 23.01.22 14:00 CET
Ganguly ½-½ Murzin

Murzin ½-½ Maurizzi
Jumabayev ½-½ Erigaisi

Van Foreest ½-½ Nguyen
Bjerre 1-0 Vogel

Warmerdam ½-½ L’Ami
Zhu 0-1 Dardha

Dardha 1-0 Shuvalova
Shuvalova 0-1 Warmerdam

Vogel 0-1 Zhu
L’Ami 0-1 Van Foreest

Erigaisi 1-0 Bjerre
Nguyen 1-0 Maurizzi

Ganguly 0-1 Jumabayev
Spherical 9 25.01.22 14:00 CET

Spherical 10 26.01.22 14:00 CET
Jumabayev ½-½ Murzin

Murzin ½-½ Van Foreest
Bjerre 1-0 Ganguly

Warmerdam ½-½ Maurizzi
Zhu 0-1 Erigaisi

Dardha ½-½ Nguyen
Shuvalova ½-½ Vogel

Vogel ½-½ L’Ami
L’Ami ½-½ Dardha

Erigaisi ½-½ Shuvalova
Nguyen ½-½ Warmerdam

Ganguly 1-0 Zhu
Maurizzi 1-0 Van Foreest

Jumabayev 0-1 Bjerre
Spherical 11 28.01.22 14:00 CET

Spherical 12 29.01.22 14:00 CET
Bjerre 1-0 Murzin

Murzin ½-½ Warmerdam
Zhu ½-½ Jumabayev

Dardha 0-1 Van Foreest
Shuvalova ½-½ Ganguly

Vogel ½-½ Maurizzi
L’Ami ½-½ Erigaisi

Erigaisi ½-½ Nguyen
Nguyen 1-0 Vogel

Ganguly 0-1 L’Ami
Maurizzi 1-0 Dardha

Jumabayev 1-0 Shuvalova
Van Foreest ½-½ Warmerdam

Bjerre ½-½ Zhu
Spherical 13 30.01.22 12.00 CET


Zhu 0-1 Murzin


Shuvalova ½-½ Bjerre


L’Ami 1-0 Jumabayev


Nguyen ½-½ Ganguly


Maurizzi 0-1 Erigaisi


Van Foreest ½-½ Vogel


Warmerdam 0-1 Dardha


FInal Standings

Closing standings for the Masters part:

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FInal standings for the Challengers part:

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Location

The match is held yearly in Wijk aan Zee, Netherlands, a small resort city on the North Sea.

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Wijk aan Zee. Photograph: Wikimedia/public area.

Format

The match is a single round-robin. Everybody performs one another as soon as for a complete of 13 rounds.

In every sport, the gamers get 100 minutes for the primary 40 strikes, 50 minutes for the following 20, and quarter-hour for the rest of the sport. There’s a 30-second increment all through.

New this yr is {that a} tie for first is damaged by a tiebreak amongst all gamers who end in clear first place. Extra novelties within the tiebreak process:

  • The only armageddon sport has been modified for doubtlessly a number of sudden-death video games. As an illustration, if two gamers tie for first, they’ll first play two 3+2 blitz video games but when they tie 1-1, they’ll proceed enjoying sudden-death video games (alternating colours) till there’s a decisive sport.
  • The time management of the sudden-death sport(s) is 2 and a half minutes for White and three minutes for Black with a two-second increment per transfer.

Listed here are extra particulars in regards to the tiebreak process.

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Gamers

The sector consists of 14 gamers. No less than one Dutch participant participates yearly and GM Anish Giri was the primary participant to be confirmed for 2022. An extra 12 gamers have been introduced on October 26, 2021, with GM Vidit Gujrathi finishing the sphere on November 23. Most years, the winner of the earlier Challengers Match additionally performs within the Masters, however there was no Challengers Match in 2021. 

The entire area is under (ranking and rating from the official January 2022 FIDE checklist).


















# Fed Identify Ranking Rating
1 Magnus Carlsen 2865 1
2 Fabiano Caruana 2792 4
3 Anish Giri 2772 7
5 Shakhriyar Mamedyarov 2767 9
4 Richard Rapport 2763 11
6 Jan-Krzysztof Duda 2760 13
7 Sergey Karjakin 2743 18
8 Vidit Gujrathi 2720 24
9 Daniil Dubov 2714 27
10 Andrey Esipenko 2714 26
11 Sam Shankland 2708 29
12 Jorden van Foreest 2702 35
13 Nils Grandelius 2672 67
14 Praggnanandhaa R. 2612 195

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The Challengers area is offered right here. 

Laws

Laws might be discovered right here.

Historical past

The match was first performed in 1938 as a neighborhood Dutch match. It has been held yearly since apart from 1945, throughout which era it grew into a significant worldwide occasion. Initially performed in Beverwijk, it moved to Wijk aan Zee in 1968. The sponsor has additionally advanced, from Hoogovens in 1938, to Corus in 1999, and at last, Tata Metal beginning in 2011.

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GM Jan Hein Donner, left, received the match in 1950, 1958, and 1963, when it was often known as Hoogovens. Right here Donner performs GM Bruno Parama in 1963. Photograph: F. N. Broers/Dutch Nationwide Archives, CC.

From 1938-2021, GM Magnus Carlsen (7) and GM Viswanathan Anand (5) have probably the most match victories. 4 gamers are tied slightly below them at 4 wins: GMs Levon Aronian, Max Euwe, Viktor Korchnoi, and Lajos Portisch.

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Carlsen received his seventh match at Wijk aan Zee in 2019. Right here he faces the host nation’s high participant, Giri, of their sport on the match. Photograph: Maria Emelianova/Chess.com.

Each match champion because it turned often known as Tata Metal in 2011 is under. The total checklist is on the Tata Metal Chess web site.















12 months Fed Champion
2021 GM Jorden van Foreest
2020 GM Fabiano Caruana
2019 GM Magnus Carlsen
2018 GM Magnus Carlsen
2017 GM Wesley So
2016 GM Magnus Carlsen
2015 GM Magnus Carlsen
2014 GM Levon Aronian
2013 GM Magnus Carlsen
2012 GM Levon Aronian
2011 GM Hikaru Nakamura

Vote Chess Contest

Any Chess.com member can vote on their favourite participant to win every spherical to take part within the Tata Metal Vote Chess neighborhood contest. Go to the occasion’s Vote tab and solid your vote* to have an opportunity at successful one of many prizes under:

  • 1st: $500
  • 2nd: $300
  • third: $200
  • 4th-Fifth: One-year diamond membership
  • Sixth-Tenth: One-month diamond membership

* Voting closes after transfer 10.



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