chess24 Legends of Chess line-up revealed
General Jul 13, 2020 | 11:00 AM 49

chess24 Legends of Chess line-up revealed

World Champion Magnus Carlsen will be joined by his great predecessors Vishy Anand and Vladimir Kramnik for the chess24 Legends of Chess, the 4th and final event before the Grand Final of the $1 million Magnus Carlsen Chess Tour. Boris Gelfand, Vasyl Ivanchuk, Peter Leko and Peter Svidler are the other legends invited to take part alongside qualifiers Anish Giri, Ian Nepomniachtchi and Ding Liren. The event runs from Tuesday July 21st to Wednesday August 5th.




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  • Reports May 24, 2020 | 11:45 PM 4

    Lindores Abbey Rapid Challenge QFs Day 2: Carlsen & Dubov score thumping wins

    Magnus Carlsen beat Wesley So 2.5:0.5 and Daniil Dubov scored a 3:0 clean sweep against Sergey Karjakin as the second day of the Lindores Abbey Rapid Challenge was over fast. Dubov’s victory was extremely convincing, while Magnus...

  • General May 24, 2020 | 8:30 AM 5

    Lindores Abbey Quiz Winners Round 1

    The first round of the Lindores Abbey Chess quiz is over. Did you know all the answers? Check out the winners, prizes and answers.

  • Reports May 23, 2020 | 7:51 PM 21

    Lindores Abbey Rapid Challenge QFs Day 1: Nakamura battles back to beat Aronian

    Hikaru Nakamura beat Levon Aronian in Armageddon in the first mini-match of their best-of-3 Lindores Abbey Rapid Challenge quarterfinal, but admitted afterwards, “I don’t know if I deserved to win this match”. Levon had taken the...

  • General May 23, 2020 | 10:15 AM 19

    Win a board designed by Anatoly Karpov!

    Seize your chance to bag a very special chessboard while viewing the Lindores Abbey Rapid Challenge. When the quarterfinals begin on Saturday the Lindores Abbey Rapid Challenge Chess Quiz also gets underway.

  • General May 23, 2020 | 9:39 AM 5

    Ding Liren: Quiet Assassin

    Kinas nummer én Ding Lirens klatring har vært gradvis, men også ubønnhørlig. Den første kinesiske spilleren som noen gang har nådd en Kandidatturneringen har også nådd to World Cup-finaler og gikk dessuten 100 partier uten tap da ha...

  • Reports May 21, 2020 | 11:32 PM 4

    Lindores Abbey Rapid Challenge Day 3: Carlsen survives scare

    Alexander Grischuk, Alireza Firouzja, Jan-Krzysztof Duda and Wei Yi have all been knocked out of the Lindores Abbey Rapid Challenge after a dramatic last day of the preliminary stage saw World Champion Magnus Carlsen also on the ...

  • General May 21, 2020 | 9:45 AM 15

    The Armenian Chess Miracle

    Levon Aronian is the undisputed leader of Armenian chess, but he emerged in a nation that was already chess crazy, at least since Tigran Petrosian became the 9th World Chess Champion in 1963. FM Andrey Terekhov looks at how a countr...

  • Reports May 20, 2020 | 10:41 PM 4

    Lindores Abbey Rapid Challenge Day 2: Magnus beaten twice as Nakamura & Karjakin lead

    World Chess Champion Magnus Carlsen described his play as “completely unacceptable” as he spoilt a good position and stumbled into a mating net against Yu Yangyi before getting comprehensively outplayed by Jan-Krzysztof Duda on D...

  • General May 20, 2020 | 9:39 AM 18

    From Rubinstein to Duda: Polish chess in a nutshell

    “It’s always interesting to watch his games because he always goes for it, he never plays for a draw!” So said Magnus Carlsen of Jan-Krzysztof Duda, and the 22-year-old Pole has the potential to make as big an impact on the game ...

  • Reports May 19, 2020 | 8:49 PM 2

    Lindores Abbey Rapid Challenge Day 1: Magnus misses out on total dominance

    World Chess Champion Magnus Carlsen was paired against all four of his toughest rivals on Day 1 of the Lindores Abbey Rapid Challenge but almost took the sole lead with 3.5/4. That would have been some statement, but a missed win...

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