August 6, 2023

Ju Wenjun remains world chess champion

GM Ju Wenjun won the FIDE Women’s World Championship to claim her fourth title with a 6.5-5.5 victory over GM Lei Tingjie. The 17th women’s world champion, who has held this title since 2018, also picked up the €300,000 ($334,000) winner’s prize, while Lei took €200,000. Ju Wenjun is a Chinese chess grandmaster. In March 2017 she became the fifth […]
May 26, 2023

New World Chess Champion

Ding Liren, born 24 October 1992, is a Chinese chess grandmaster and the reigning World Chess Champion. Ding came second in the Candidates Tournament 2022. This qualified him for the World Chess Championship 2023 against Ian Nepomniachtchi, as Carlsen declined to defend his title. Ding won the match, becoming World Chess Champion. He is the highest-rated Chinese chess player in […]
July 25, 2022

Magnus Carlsen won’t defend his title

The reigning World chess champion Magnus Carlsen won’t defend his title against Ian Nepomniachtchi. The Russian GM Nepomniatchi who was the winner of the Candidates tournament will face the World’s 2nd rated player, Chinese GM Ding Liren (2806) at the 2023 World Chess Championship match. The reason why Carlsen will not play the match is a lack of motivation for […]
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 […]