… and so there were only 2 left

Then it was finally time to present the two players who remain in this year’s starting field. The two are: GM Michael Adams,England & GM Hans Niemann,USA!

Michael Adams
GM Michael Adams, England Photo: © Lennart Ootes
Hans Niemann
GM Hans Niemann, USA Photo: © Lennart Ootes








The fighters we will follow on the 64 squares in Malmö between May 3rd and 9th when the tournament is played are thus the following:

  1. GM Jorden van Foreest, The Netherlands
  2. GM Michael Adams, England
  3. GM David Navara, Czech Republic
  4. GM Alexei Shirov, Spain
  5. GM Saleh Salem, United Arab Emirates
  6. GM Arjun Erigaisi, India
  7. GM Nils Grandelius, Sweden
  8. GM Hans Niemann, USA

GM Saleh Salem & GM Arjun Erigaisi

Photo: Krzysztof Szeląg
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Arjun Erigaisi
Photo: © Lennart Ootes – Tata Steel Chess Tournament 2022













Two more players for the 2022 edition of the tournament are presented today: GM Saleh Salem, United Arab Emirates and GM Arjun Arigaisi, India. Now all that remains is to present the last two players and this year’s list of participants is complete.

At present, the following players have been presented:

  • GM Nils Grandelius, Sweden
  • GM Jorden van Foreest, Holland
  • GM David Navara, Czech Republic
  • GM Alexei Shirov, Spain
  • GM Saleh Salem, UAE
  • GM Arjun Arigaisi, India

Two more players are presented today

Alexei Shirov
Alexei Shirov
Photo: Lars OA Hedlund
David Navara
David Navara
Photo: David Llada

Tepe SIgeman & Co Chess Tournament can today present two more players in this year’s starting field: David Navara, Czech Republic and Alexei Shirov, Spain.
It is already known that Nils Grandelius, Sweden and Jorden van Foreest, Holland will participate in this year’s tournament.

Four additional players will be introduced in the coming weeks.

Tepe Sigeman & Co Chess Tournament 2022

Tepe Sigeman & Co Chess tournament can today present two participants out of the eight who will participate in this year’s tournament. This year’s tournament will once again be played in Malmö Live from the third of May to the 9th of May.

Back to the players that were to be presented, GM Jorden van Foreest from Holland and Sweden’s highest-ranked player GM Nils Grandelius. Both participated in last year’s tournament. GM Jorden van Foreest won the tournament last year so he is probably looking forward to visiting Malmö again.