FIDE World Fischer Random Chess Championship 2022
The final list of players of the Fischer Chess World Championship has become known. The tournament will be held from October 25 to 30, 2022 in Reykjavik.
The participants will be:
Wesley So – 2019 World Fischer Random Chess Champion, Magnus Carlsen – 2019 World Fischer Random Chess Championship runner-up, Vladimir Fedoseev – Winner of the Online Knock-out Qualifier 1 at chess.com, Matthias Bluebaum – Winner of the Online Knock-out Qualifier 2 at chess.com, Nodirbek Abdusattorov – Winner of the Online Knock-out Qualifier 1 at lichess organized by Offerspill Sjakklubb, Hikaru Nakamura – Winner of the Online Knock-out Qualifier 2 at lichess, organized by Charlotte Chess Center, and the North American Corporate Chess League, Ian Nepomniachtchi – FIDE’s wildcard, as the third top finisher in the 2019 World Fischer Random Chess Championship, Hjorvar Steinn Gretarsson – Wildcard from the local organizing committee as the strongest Icelandic Grandmaster.