2023 SuperUnited Rapid & Blitz Croatia: Day 2 | #GrandChessTour

Live from The Westin Zagreb, the 4th SuperUnited Rapid & Blitz Croatia is the third of five legs of the Grand Chess Tour. Five of the Tour players are joined by five wildcards (players below) for a rapid round robin and a blitz double round robin. Today are the middle three rounds of the rapid round robin. Join GMs Yasser Seirawan, Evgenij Miroshnichenko, Cristian Chirila, IM Nazi Paikidze, and WGM Anastasiya Karlovich for the move-by-move.


RAPID ROUND 4 | 25 Min. Incr. 10 Sec.
Viswanathan Anand (5) vs. Ivan Saric (3)
Magnus Carlsen (4) vs. Fabiano Caruana (3)
Gukesh D (2) vs. Richard Rapport (4)
Jan-Krzysztof Duda (4) vs. Constantin Lupulescu (1)
Ian Nepomniachtchi (2) vs. Alireza Firouzja (2)

RAPID ROUND 5 | 25 Min. Incr. 10 Sec.
Fabiano Caruana (3) vs. Viswanathan Anand (5)
Ivan Saric (3) vs. Jan-Krzysztof Duda (4)
Alireza Firouzja (2) vs. Magnus Carlsen (4)
Richard Rapport (4) vs. Ian Nepomniachtchi (2)
Constantin Lupulescu (1) vs. Gukesh D (2)

RAPID ROUND 6 | 25 Min. Incr. 10 Sec.
Magnus Carlsen (4) vs. Viswanathan Anand (5)
Jan-Krzysztof Duda (4) vs. Fabiano Caruana (3)
Alireza Firouzja (2) vs. Richard Rapport (4)
Gukesh D (2) vs. Ivan Saric (3)
Ian Nepomniachtchi (2) vs. Constantin Lupulescu (1)


  1. 4:36:08 for the standings after Day 2. In my opinion these should be shown more frequently during the broadcast.

  2. I must that the commentating drastically improved today over yesterday. The chemistry between the commentators and the gentlemen working the engine was not great yesterday but it appears everyone is more comfortable and the experience as a viewer is much better today. Great job!

  3. Adding Miro to the commentary team was a great decision!

  4. Great to see Miro again. He understands exactly how to handle the computer role. Always careful to point out that it's the computer doing the thinking while paying due deference to human ideas. When in response to a suggestion from Yaz he said, "If you played that move against me, I would be afraid, but the machine doesn't care," he showed with perfect grace and humor how to integrate computer input with the human factor. I hope we'll see more of Miro in the future.

  5. Evgenij Miroshnichenko, its the best chess ancor. Nice to see you Evgenij

  6. Magnus choked badly …… Fabi just owns him now

  7. @1:47:52 So NASA named two minor planets after Vishy? One 4538 and 4528? Just kidding, 4538 is correct. Someone must have decided to type it again instead of copy pasting. Always a bad idea 😀 Just copy and pasta

  8. The fisheye cameras on the players is so weird

  9. Why does the eval bar come and go so much? Why not just decide to show it or not?

  10. I like how Miro clearly learned chess AND English from Kasparov. "Ya know…"

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