The Airthings Masters is the 1st of 9 events on the $1.6 million 2022 Meltwater Champions Chess Tour and takes place on chess24 from February 19-26. World Chess Champion Magnus Carlsen tops the 16-player field, which will be cut in half by the 4-day round-robin Prelims. The total prize fund is $150,000, with $750 for a win and $250 for a draw in the Prelims. The quarterfinals and semi-finals are 1-day, 4-game matches, while the final will feature two such matches over two days.
The players have 15 minutes for all their moves, plus a 10-second increment starting from move 1. In the Prelims there are 3 points for a win and 1 for a draw. If a tiebreak is required the players will play two 5+3 games and then, if needed, a single Armageddon game, where White has 5 minutes to Black’s 4, but a draw counts as a win for Black. No draw offers are allowed before move 40
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PGN OF THE GAME:
Carlsen, Magnus (2865) – Praggnanandhaa R (2612)
Airthings Masters | Prelims (chess24.com)  2022.02.20
1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.Nf3 d5 4.Nc3 c5 5.e3 Nc6 6.cxd5 exd5 7.Bb5 cxd4 8.exd4 Bd6 9.O-O O-O 10.h3 h6 11.Re1 Bf5 12.Ne5 Rc8 13.Bf4 Re8 14.Rc1 Qb6 15.Bxc6 bxc6 16.Na4 Qa6 17.Re3 Ne4 18.f3 Ng5 19.Rec3 Qb7 20.Bh2 Ne6 21.Nxc6 Nf4 22.Ne5 Bxe5 23.dxe5 Nd3 24.Rxc8 Rxc8 25.Rxc8+ Qxc8 26.Bg3 d4 27.b3 Qc6 28.Qd2 Kh7 29.Kh2 Bg6 30.Qa5 Qc1 31.Qxa7 Qe3 32.Nc3 Nf4 33.Nd1 Qd2 34.Nf2 Ne2 35.h4 Qe1 36.Qd7 Nxg3 37.Qxd4 Nf1+ 38.Kh3 Ne3 39.Qb2 Bc2