Challengers - players
Junior champion fo USA 2021, the winner of the World Open Philadelphia 2021
Number one of the Germany, participant in the World Cup and FIDE Grand Prix 2022.
He won the Rapid Championship 2021 and became the youngest Rapid World Champion in history.
He won the Asian Blitz Chess Championship 2011. Member of the Indian team which took the bronze medal at the 2014 Chess Olympiad in Tromsø.
Current champion of Netherlands, second place in Kvika Reykjavik Open 2022
3rd on the U-12 European Youth Chess Championship in Prague in 2012. He was awarded the title of Grandmaster in 2019, becoming Slovakia's youngest grandmaster.
5-time Champion of Slovakia in youth categories, 2017 European Blitz Chess Championship bronze medalist, champion of Czech Rep. in blitz 2021.
The Champion of Czech Republic in 1994. He played ten Chess Olympiad in the period 1994 to 2014.
Jiří Štoček is a Czech chess grandmaster, 2011 Czech Chess Champion, and 2005 Rapid Chess Champion of Czech Republic. The winner of the Czech Open Pardubice 2019.
Champion of Poland under 16 in 2010, the winner of the Open Prague International Chess Festival 2021