Magnus Carlsen

Dubai to host FIDE World Chess Championship

The next FIDE World Chess Championship – the highlight of the world chess calendar – will be held at Expo 2020 Dubai, promising an enthralling contest that will delight chess fans and the wider public alike, according to the official …

Magnus Carlsen becomes five-time World Blitz champion

Norwegian chess sensation Magnus Carlsen has added yet another title to his huge collection of awards, taking the 2019 World Blitz crown in the Russian capital of Moscow. After 21 tours, the 29-year-old chess grand …

Russia's Daniil Dubov wins World Rapid Chess

Russian chess grandmaster Daniil Dubov won the gold medal in the World Rapid championship, which ended on Friday night in St Petersburg. Azerbaijan's Shakhriyar Mamedyarov won the silver …

 Shakhriyar Mamedyarov gets into FIDE top three

The FIDE published the first rating list of 2017. World Champion Magnus Carlsen starts the year as number one with a rating of 2834. The US chess player Fabiano Caruana ranked second with 2811. …