Flash Report: Tan Plays Attacking Gem In Women’s; Vidit, Praggnanandhaa Recover


This is a flash report. The full report, including game analysis, photographs, interview quotes, clips, and more will be added to this page soon.

Former Women’s World Champion Tan Zhongyi capped off a tremendous attack against GM Anna Muzychuk to gain her third victory in the 2024 FIDE Women’s Candidates and maintain the lead. All four games were decisive, leaving GM Aleksandra Goryachkina in second by half a point and GM Kateryna Lagno in third.

In the FIDE Candidates Tournament, GMs Ian Nepomniachtchi and Gukesh Dommaraju continue to share the lead after making solid draws. GMs Vidit Gujrathi and Praggnanandhaa Rameshbabu recovered from disappointments on the previous day with victories, respectively, over GM Alireza Firouzja and GM Nijat Abasov, who now share last place. 

Round seven will be on Thursday, April 11, starting at 2:30 p.m. ET / 20:30 CEST / 12:00 a.m. IST.

Standings – Candidates

Standings – Women’s Candidates


Candidates: Vidit, Praggnanandhaa Score Comeback Victories

GM Rafael Leitao goes over the Game of the Day below. (It will be added soon.)

Women’s Candidates: Tan Plays Attacking Gem


You can watch video recaps of the Candidates in our playlist below (click here).

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=videoseries

How to watch?
You can watch the 2024 FIDE Candidates Tournament on Chess24’s YouTube and Twitch, and the 2024 Women’s FIDE Candidates on Chess.com’s YouTube and Twitch. The games can also be followed from our Events Page.

The FIDE Candidates Tournaments are among the most important FIDE events of the year. Players compete for the right to play in the next FIDE World Championship match against current World Chess Champions GMs Ding Liren and Ju Wenjun.


Daily coverage:

Previews:



Source link

  • Related Posts

    Stephane Bressac Wins Unique 1st Blind Chess Challenge, Open To Everyone

    IM Stephane Bressac won the first edition of the Blindfold Chess Challenge, a tournament with a unique format held July 9-11 in Valencia, Spain, where visually-impaired players faced off with…

    Bullet Brawl July 13, 2024: Naroditsky Wins 21st Brawl, Closes In On Nakamura’s All-Time Record

    GM Daniel Naroditsky has moved one step closer to seizing the top spot on the all-time Bullet Brawl leaderboard after winning the latest edition ahead of GMs Arjun Erigaisi, Hikaru Nakamura,…

    You Missed

    Stephane Bressac Wins Unique 1st Blind Chess Challenge, Open To Everyone

    Stephane Bressac Wins Unique 1st Blind Chess Challenge, Open To Everyone

    Bullet Brawl July 13, 2024: Naroditsky Wins 21st Brawl, Closes In On Nakamura’s All-Time Record

    Bullet Brawl July 13, 2024: Naroditsky Wins 21st Brawl, Closes In On Nakamura’s All-Time Record

    SuperUnited Rapid & Blitz Croatia Day 4: Caruana Leads By 4.5 Points Ahead Of Final Day

    SuperUnited Rapid & Blitz Croatia Day 4: Caruana Leads By 4.5 Points Ahead Of Final Day

    Egyptian Becomes National Chess Champion At 10

    Egyptian Becomes National Chess Champion At 10

    SuperUnited Rapid & Blitz Croatia Day 3: Caruana Dominates Rapid

    SuperUnited Rapid & Blitz Croatia Day 3: Caruana Dominates Rapid

    U.S. Wins World Senior Team Championship 50+, England Takes Gold In 65+

    U.S. Wins World Senior Team Championship 50+, England Takes Gold In 65+