Magnus Carlsen Maintains Leadership in Wijk aan Zee
Andrey Esipenko defeated Jorden van Foreest.
The 10th round of the Tata Steel Chess Tournament 2022 is completed in Wijk aan Zee.
In the Masters event, Andrey Esipenko won against Jorden van Foreest, Daniil Dubov lost to Nils Grandelius, Richard Rapport beat Fabiano Caruana, while Rameshbabu Praggnanandhaa outplayed Santosh Vidit in a long tough battle. The games Shankland - Mamedyarov, Karjakin - Carlsen, and Giri - Duda were drawn.
Standings after Round 10:
1. Magnus Carlsen - 7 points
2. Anish Giri - 6.5
3-4. Shakhriyar Mamedyarov, Richard Rapport - 6
5-7. Andrey Esipenko, Santosh Vidit, Sergey Karjakin - 5.5
8. Fabiano Caruana - 5
9-10. Jan-Krzysztof Duda, Jorden van Foreest - 4.5
11. Sam Shankland - 4
12-13. Daniil Dubov, Rameshbabu Praggnanandhaa - 3.5
14. Nils Grandelius - 3.
The 27th of January is the third tournament's rest day.
Round 11 pairings:
Duda - Shankland, van Foreest - Giri, Grandelius - Esipenko, Rapport - Dubov, Praggnanandhaa - Caruana, Carlsen - Vidit, and Mamedyarov - Karjakin.
In the Challengers tournament, Arjun Erigaisi made a draw against Polina Shuvalova and now is leading the race with 8.5 points. Thai Dai Van Nguyen and Jonas Buhl Bjerre are 2 points behind him. Volodar Murzin has scored 5.5 points, while Polina Shuvalova 3.5.