Carlsen vs Svidler this Sunday on chess24
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Carlsen vs Svidler this Sunday on chess24

This Sunday we celebrate our 5th birthday, but it feels like only yesterday that we launched the website! To celebrate, we'll have several shows this weekend, the highlight of which is a match between our star co-worker, Peter Svidler, and World Champion Magnus Carlsen, at 18:00 CET on Sunday.

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  • Reports Dec 28, 2018 | 9:30 AM 4

    World Rapid 2: Seven leaders as Magnus lurks

    Magnus Carlsen tumbled to defeat against Alexander Zubov and was losing against Hrant Melkumyan, but still scored 4/5 on Day 2 of the World Rapid Championship to go into the final day just half a point behind the leaders. There a...

  • Reports Dec 27, 2018 | 10:04 AM 7

    World Rapid 1: Magnus suffers as Firouzja shines

    Magnus Carlsen began the World Rapid Championship in St. Petersburg with two shock defeats, and though he went on to win the next three games he later said he couldn’t remember ever playing so badly. That left him in 76th place, ...

  • Reports Dec 21, 2018 | 12:36 PM 1

    Alexey Sarana stars as Princes lead Kings

    The Princes team of young Russian stars Sarana, Esipenko, Paravyan and Lomasov finished the classical section of the Nutcracker Christmas tournament in Moscow with a 17:15 lead over the experienced Kings – Short, Leko, Gelfand an...

  • Reports Dec 18, 2018 | 6:12 PM 23

    7 conclusions from the 2018 Grand Chess Tour

    Hikaru Nakamura beat Maxime Vachier-Lagrave in the final blitz game of the 2018 Grand Chess Tour to win the trophy and the $120,000 first prize. 3rd place, and the last guaranteed spot in the 2019 Grand Chess Tour, went to Fabian...

  • Reports Dec 17, 2018 | 12:28 AM 1

    Grand Chess Tour comes down to rapid and blitz

    All eight classical games have now been drawn in the Grand Chess Tour finale, meaning that the fate of the $300,000 in prize money will be determined in rapid and blitz on Monday. It’s a familiar story for Fabiano Caruana this wi...

  • Reports Dec 14, 2018 | 9:48 AM 4

    Nakamura and MVL reach Grand Chess Tour final

    Hikaru Nakamura and Maxime Vachier-Lagrave both won four of their last five rapid and blitz games to reach the final of the 2018 Grand Chess Tour, with Maxime also overtaking Magnus Carlsen as the blitz world no. 1. Their opponen...

  • Reports Dec 12, 2018 | 9:36 AM 1

    London GCT Final 1: Caruana can’t catch Carlsen

    For a moment Fabiano Caruana looked set to beat Hikaru Nakamura and end Magnus Carlsen’s 7-year reign as world no. 1, but accurate defence in the first game of the Grand Chess Tour semi-final meant that Fabi has now drawn 13 stra...

  • Reports Nov 29, 2018 | 1:23 AM 146

    Magnus Carlsen wins 4th World Chess Championship

    Magnus Carlsen demolished Fabiano Caruana 3:0 in rapid tiebreaks on Wednesday to retain his World Championship title for another two years. He was defiant afterwards about his decision not to play on in Game 12, saying Garry Kasp...

  • Reports Nov 27, 2018 | 10:09 AM 55

    Carlsen-Caruana 12: Magnus stakes all on tiebreaks

    Magnus Carlsen came into the final classical game of the 2018 World Chess Championship determined to force tiebreaks against Fabiano Caruana on Wednesday, and he got what he wanted, but at what cost? His draw offer on move 31, in...

  • Reports Nov 26, 2018 | 10:09 AM 9

    Ju Wenjun retains her World Championship title

    China’s Ju Wenjun has won the Women’s World Championship title for the second time in six months after defeating Kateryna Lagno in tiebreaks in the final match in Khanty-Mansiysk. After first gaining the title by beating Tan Zhon...


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