Magnus Carlsen's team of trainers, Grandmasters Peter Heine Nielsen, Laurent Fressinet and Jan Gustafsson, take an in-depth look at each of the eight players competing to become Carlsen's challenger in the 2020 World Championship match.
To introduce everyone to the field of the 2020 FIDE Candidates Tournament in Yekaterinburg! Our experts rate the players' skills in categories such as Understanding, Opening Preparation and Hot or Not and then go through a model game by each of the contenders. Is Fabi or Ding the favourite? Does Giri have a shot? Kirill who? Learn the answers to all these questions...
Jan, Laurent and Peter explain their mission to cover the strengths and weaknesses of the eight Candidates battling to play a World Championship match against Magnus Carlsen!
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