Carlsen & Firouzja back for Norway Chess in May
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Carlsen & Firouzja back for Norway Chess in May

Magnus Carlsen will be out to defend his Altibox Norway Chess title just 7 months after the 2020 tournament ended, with the organisers planning to return to a 10-player global event in May with the likes of Ding Liren and Wesley So back in Stavanger. There are more World Champions in action, with Anatoly Karpov set to play in the Tepe Sigeman & Co. Chess tournament in April, Vishy Anand and Vladimir Kramnik to play in Dortmund in July, and we can dream of a return for Garry Kasparov as Chess9LX and the US Champs have been announced for Saint Louis.

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