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Candidates Round 10: Nakamura and Caruana Bounce Back, Lei in Shared Lead

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Candidates Round 9: Vidit and Tan Win As Tan Is Back in the Sole Lead

Hikaru Nakamura and Fabiano Caruana bounced back, while Lei Tingjie now shares first place with Tan Zhongyi: Read what happened in Round 10 of the Candidates in our recap blog.

Join us now for Round 10 of the 2024 Candidates with our hosts IMs Irene Sukandar and Laura Unuk on Twitch and YouTube!

Vidit Gujrathi's second win over Hikaru Nakamura in the Open Candidates and Tan Zhongyi is back in the sole lead of the Women's Candidates: Find out what happened in Round 9 in our recap blog.

Gukesh D defeated Vidit Gujrathi to tie for 1st place again, Hikaru Nakamura beat Fabiano Caruana and clear leader Tan Zhongyi lost to Lei Tingjie: Read what happened in Round 8 of the Open and Women's Candidates in our recap blog with annotations from GM Brandon Jacobson and IM / WGM Padmini Rout.

Congratulations to GM Nihal Sarin for winning the Blitz Titled Arena April '24 with an outstanding lead of 39 points over runner-up GM Jose Martinez Alcantara, followed by IM Renato Alfredo Terry Lujan in third place!

We have two very special guests for our Candidates streams today and tomorrow: Super GM Pentala Harikrishna, 7x Indian Olympian with a peak rating of 2770, and Austrian Champion GM Felix Blohberger will join our hosts IMs Irene Sukandar and Laura Unuk on YouTube and Twitch from 18:30 UTC!

Happy Birthday, Garry Kasparov! The World Champion from 1985 to 2000 and undoubtedly one of the best chess players in history turned 61 today.