Airthings Masters 2022

Airthings Masters kicks off Meltwater Champions Chess Tour

Magnus Carlsen and Ding Liren will top the 16-player field when the Airthings Masters, the first event on the $1.6 million 2022 Meltwater Champions Chess Tour, starts at 18:00 CET on February 19th. Ian Nepomniachtchi, Levon Aronian, Anish Giri and Shakhriyar Mamedyarov are the other Top 10 stars in action, while World Rapid Champions Alexandra Kosteniuk and Nodirbek Abdusattorov both play. 17-year-old Nodirbek is joined by fellow teen stars Praggnanandhaa, Vincent Keymer, Hans Niemann and Andrey Esipenko in one of the youngest Tour line-ups ever assembled.