Commentators

Global stream

GM David Howell

3-time British Champion.

IM Jovanka Houska

9-time British Women’s Champion.

Kaja Snare

Worked as a reporter for the 2016 World Championship match in New York, and also worked on chess broadcasts and as a sports reporter for Norwegian TV channels NRK and TV 2.

Deep dive stream

GM Anish Giri

The Russian-born Dutch Grandmaster became a grandmaster at 14 and has been a Top 10 player for the last 7 years. He pushed Ian Nepomniachtchi hardest in the Candidates Tournament that decided the World Championship challenger.

GM Judit Polgar

The greatest female chess player of all time. Her fierce attacking style is capable of striking fear into the heart of any opponent, and her victims have included World Champions such as Garry Kasparov, Anatoly Karpov, Boris Spassky and more. The Hungarian chess legend is the Educational Ambassador of the Play Magnus Group.

Reporter

IM Tania Sachdev

chess24 reporter in Dubai

A 2-time Indian Women’s Champion, 3-time Commonwealth Champion and Asian Champion, Tania is a regular chess commentator and presenter.