Who won FIDE Candidates 2021?
The 2020–2021 Candidates Tournament was an eight-player chess double round-robin tournament to decide the challenger for the World Chess Championship 2021, played in Yekaterinburg, Russia….
|Candidates Tournament 2020–2021|
|Winning score||8.5 points of 14|
|← 2018 2022 →|
Who challenged Magnus Carlsen in 2020?
Carlsen’s challenger is Ian Nepomniachtchi (Russia), the winner of the 2020/21 Candidates Tournament. The two-time Russian champion finished second in the 2019 FIDE Grand Prix, which qualified him for the Candidates Tournament that began in March of 2020 and concluded in April 2021.
Who is playing in the Candidates Tournament 2021?
Fabiano Caruana (USA), Anish Giri (Netherlands), Wang Hao (China) and Alexander Grischuk (Russia) are in the chasing pack, all with 3½ points. The second half of the tournament will be played between April 19 and 28, 2021 in Yekaterinburg.
Who will be the next chess world champion?
World Chess Championship 2021
|Magnus Carlsen||Ian Nepomniachtchi|
|Born 30 November 1990 30/31 years old||Born 14 July 1990 31 years old|
|Winner of the World Chess Championship 2018||Winner of the Candidates Tournament 2020–21|
Who is chess world champion now?
The current world champion is Magnus Carlsen of Norway, who has held the title since 2013. The first event generally recognized as a world championship was the 1886 match between the two leading players in the world, Wilhelm Steinitz and Johannes Zukertort. Steinitz won, becoming the first world champion.
Why is Hikaru not in Chess World Cup?
On the 29th he played the first leg of the 2021 FIDE World Blitz Championship, but had to forfeit the tournament due to testing positive for COVID-19.
Why is Hikaru not in the World Cup?
He did not have enough rating to qualify by rating. He failed to make it to the World Cup 2019 final. He was not the winner or runner-up of the Isle of Man tournament. He did not make it through the FIDE Grand Prix series.
Who will be next Magnus?
If Carlsen decides not to play, and if the match has the same conditions as the 2021 match, then the top two finishers in the 2022 Candidates will play a match for the World Championship….World Chess Championship 2023.
|Born 30 November 1990 31 years old||TBD|