The fourth edition of the Tata Steel Chess India Rapid & Blitz, India’s biggest chess tournament, will be held from November 29 till December 4, 2022. The Tata Steel Chess India 2022 will this year have the women’s tournament with the same format – rapid and blitz. Anna Muzychuk and Mariya Muzychuk are the top seeds of the Women’s tournament. Nana Dzagnidze, Anna Ushenina, Oliwia Kiolbasa, Koneru Humpy, Harika Dronavalli, R Vaishali, and Savitha Shri complete the field. Bhakti Kulkarni will take part in blitz tournament only, and Vantika Agarwal will play only the rapid tournament.
The Rapid event will be first on the schedule, taking place from 29 November – 1 December in 9 rounds, round-robin system, with time control of 15 minutes for the entire game with an increment of 10 seconds from Move 1. Blitz event will be a double 10-player Round Robin played on December 3 and 4, with 9 rounds per day. The time control is 3 minutes with an increment of 2 seconds from Move 1.
Chessdom will follow the event with daily news and videos and will broadcast the live games of the Tata Steel India Women’s Rapid & Blitz 2022.