FM Tani Adewumi is scheduled to play in opposition to fellow younger chess sensation IM Yagiz Erdogmus at 7 a.m. Pacific Time/16:00 Central European Time on November 20 within the subsequent episode of his common ChessKid sequence “Tani vs. The World.”
Erdogmus is an 11-year-old IM from Turkey who just lately received the 2022 ChessKid Youth Velocity Chess Championship in a convincing method, defeating CM Ilan Schnaider 10-4 within the closing. He’s additionally the world’s top-rated participant aged 12 and beneath (2453).
Adewumi’s purpose is to grow to be the world’s youngest-ever GM, and he has had a outstanding journey on his approach to turning into a chess grasp.
He just lately earned his third IM norm this previous weekend (after attaining his second in July this 12 months), however nonetheless must earn yet another from a Swiss and attain 2400 to obtain the title. After that current occasion, he’s now prime 12 on the planet for ages 12 and beneath.
The match between these two proficient younger gamers will likely be proven on Chess.com/TV, Twitch.television/chesskid, and Youtube.com/chesskidofficial.
“Tani vs. the World” is an ongoing sequence of follow matches wherein Adewumi performs titled opponents. Visitor opponents up to now embrace IM Justus Williams, IM Kostya Kavutskiy, and GM Jesse Kraai.
Internet hosting and commentary will likely be offered by FM Mike Klein (FunMasterMike) and Nigarhan Gurpinar (also called Naycir on Twitch).
Make sure you tune in at 7 a.m. Pacific Time/16:00 Central European Time on November 20! You may watch the occasion on Chess.com/TV, Twitch.television/chesskid, and Youtube.com/chesskidofficial.