Hikaru v. Nepo Final + Can Carlsen Win A Medal? Fischer Random World Championship (6:10:36) 'Streamed live on Oct 30, 2022'
The description said,
Chess stars Hikaru Nakamura and Ian Nepomniachtchi are competing to become the Fischer Random world champion! The 2022 Fischer Random World Championship is an over-the-board event in Reykjavik, Iceland. Magnus Carlsen also takes on Nodirbek Abdusattorov on the final day of competition!
A link in the description went to 'Oct 29, 2022 - Oct 31, 2022' Fischer Random World Championship Finals 2022 (chess.com). For more from Youtube's Chess.com channel, see:-
- 2022-10-25: Opening Prep Is USELESS: Carlsen, Hikaru, and Nepo Fight For Fischer Random Title | FRWC 2022 Finals
- 2022-10-26: Can Hikaru, Magnus, Nepo, or Chess’ Elite Knock Champion Wesley So Off The Fischer Random Throne?
- 2022-10-27: Wesley, Magnus, Hikaru, and Nepo CHASE DOWN Nodirbek in the Fischer Random World Championship!
- 2022-10-29: Can Magnus and Hikaru Break Their Tie and Stop Nodirbek’s DOMINANT Fischer Random Performance?
- 2022-10-30: HIKARU v. NEPO FINAL + Can Carlsen Win A Medal? Fischer Random World Championship Starts at 25:30 with the first game already in progress
The last link leads to the same video shown in the embedded stream above. The last two streams featured commentary by GMs Naroditsky and Hess. I haven't (yet) watched the first three streams to confirm if the same pair commentated all five. In the final post from last month 2022 FWFRCC Follow-ups (October 2022), I wrote,
This past week I managed to watch a few hours of the 2022 FWFRCC group stage. I was amazed by the quality of the games and of the commentary.
I should mention that I watched on the Youtube channel for Chess24. Here's a list of live streams from the same channel [FWFRC = FIDE World Fischer Random Championship]:-
- 2022-10-25: [FWFRC] Day 1 | Peter Leko & Nils Grandelius
- 2022-10-29: [FWFRC] Semifinals | Peter Leko & Alejandro Ramirez
- 2022-10-30: [FWFRC] Finals | Peter Leko & Alejandro Ramirez
- 2022-10-30: [FWFRC] Finals Pt2 | Peter Leko & Alejandro Ramirez
From what I've seen so far, my preferred chess960 commentator has to be Peter Leko. Hungarian GM Leko was one of the earliest practitioners of chess960 and rubbed shoulders with Fischer when the eccentric American GM lived in Hungary. For a previous post on an early high profile match, see 2001 Leko - Adams on Geocities (May 2022).
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