Chess Bundesliga 2022-2023
The annual team tournament has started in Germany. The Chess Bundesliga, the German championship for teams, takes place October 22, 2022 – April 30, 2023. The format is a round-robin among 16 teams that play with eight boards each round.
The tournament was marked by the return to live chess of Vasyl Ivanchuk, who had not sat down at the board for 2.5 years. Also participating in the tournament are such strong grandmasters as Parham Maghsoodloo, Pavel Eljanov, Nikita Vitiugov, Vincent Keymer, Michael Adams, Alexei Shirov, Rustam Kasimdzhanov, Etienne Bacrot, Anton Korobov, Pentala Harikrishna, Ivan Cheparinov, David Navara and so on.
After 2 rounds, both matches were won: OSG Baden-Baden, Schachfreunde Deizisau, SG Solingen, SC Viernheim.
The third round will take place on November 26.