world championships

FIDE announced when the candidates’ chess tournaments will be held

The International Chess Federation has published information about the following tournaments of candidates among men and women. Both qualifying tournaments will be held in April 2024, 8 people will compete in each competition, and the recommended prize fund is 750 thousand euros. The duration of the tournament will be 22 days, the regulations must be…

Fabiano Caruana commented on his performance in Almaty

American grandmaster Fabiano Caruana, who became a bronze medalist at the World Rapid Chess Championship held in Almaty, summed up the results of the tournament. “The Rapid and Blitz World Championships are over! I brought home a solid bronze medal in rapid, but my blitz was too nervous, despite the good chances on the final…

Magnus Carlsen tried to count his titles on his fingers

Today, the Norwegian grandmaster, the current world chess champion Magnus Carlsen became the world blitz champion for the sixth time in his career. After winning the tournament, Carlsen posted a video on social networks in which he tries to count the titles he won. “Gonna need more hands soon,” – Carlsen wrote.

Magnus Carlsen wins the World Blitz Championship

The World Rapid Chess Championship has ended in Almaty (Kazakhstan). 176 players participated in competitions with a prize fund of $ 350,000. The victory was won by the Norwegian grandmaster, world champion Magnus Carlsen. Hikaru Nakamura is in second place. Haik Martirosyan is on the third. Technical results:1. M. Carlsen (Norway) – 16 of 21;2-3….

Bibisara Assaubayeva won the World Blitz Championship

The Women’s World Blitz Championship has ended in Almaty (Kazakhstan). 99 players participated in competitions with a prize pool of $ 150,000. The victory, for the second year in a row, was won by Kazakhstan international master Bibisara Assaubayeva. In second place is Hampi Koneru. On the third – Polina Shuvalova. Technical results:1. B. Assaubayeva…