The 2022 Chessable Sunway Sitges Chess Festival kicked off yesterday in Sitges, Barcelona. The event will be held from 11-22 December and features two tournaments: Open A and Open B, with the total prize fund of 27.155eur. GM Yu Yangyi is top-seeded at the A tournament, and the field includes GM Hans Niemann, GM Jorden van Foreest, GM Ivan Cheparinov, GM Jules Moussard, GM Andrey Esipenko and a total of 43 grandmasters. The first round saw a few upsets, and the event kicked off with strict anti-cheating controls.
Round 2 live video coverage by chess24.com with GM Jan Gustafsson and GM Peter Svidler can be followed below: