Early leaders at the Candidates Tournament

The Chinese underdog Wang Hao, playing with black pieces, defeated his compatriot –and one of the favourites- Ding Liren, in a game followed by more than a million people online. The second decisive game was between Anish Giri who lost as white to local player Ian Nepomniachtchi. The 2020 Candidates Tournament is probably the only high-profile sporting event taking place in the world. In light of the concerns regarding the coronavirus, various measures have been…

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