International Chess Federation
Friday, 18 Mar 2022 10:10
FIDE Grand Prix: Esipenko replaces Andreikin in Berlin

GM Dmitry Andreikin withdrew from the third leg of the FIDE Grand Prix Series, organized by World Chess, due to personal reasons. Following the FIDE President's decision, and according to the regulations, he will be replaced by GM Andrey Esipenko, as the highest-rated eligible player in as of December 2021 list.

OAnastasiia Photo: Anastasiia Korolkova

The third and final leg of FIDE Grand Prix will take place in Berlin from March 21 to April 04.