November 30, 2021

World chess championship 2021

The World Chess Championship 2021 is an ongoing chess match between reigning world champion Magnus Carlsen and challenger Ian Nepomniachtchi to determine the World Chess Champion. It is held under the auspices of FIDE, the world chess federation, and played at Dubai Exhibition Centre, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, between 24 November and 16 December 2021. The time control for each game is 120 minutes for the first […]
June 10, 2021

World Chess Championship

The World Chess Championship 2021 will be a chess match between reigning world champion Magnus Carlsen and challenger Ian Nepomniachtchi to determine the World Chess Champion. It will be held under the auspices of FIDE, the world chess federation, and played in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, between 24 November and 16 December 2021. The match was originally scheduled for the latter half of 2020, but was […]
March 18, 2020

Candidates chess tournament 2020

The Candidates Tournament ‘worth half a million euros’ kicked off today in Yekaterinburg with first-round games being played. In 14 rounds, each will play with everyone, both white and black, to determine who will come out in a match with Magnus Carlsen for the World Title Match. According to the propositions, players from the same federation meet at the beginning […]
May 6, 2019

FIDE Ratings May 2019

World Champion Magnus Carlsen has gained 40 Elo points in the 27 games of his last three tournaments. But the Grenke Chess Classic unfortunately did not make the cut-off for FIDE’s May ratings. Still, at 2875 he’s put considerable distance between himself and #2 Fabiano Caruana. Hou Yifan and Women’s World Champion Ju Wenjun retain a huge lead in the […]