World Championships

  • Orrin Hudson in Dubai for World Championship

    FIDE President Arkady Dvorkovich & Orrin Hudson @ FIDE World Chess Championships in Dubai UAE. Photo courtesy of Orrin Hudson Orrin Hudson of Besomeone, Inc. has been known for his energetic methods in presenting chess as a means of learning critical life skills. Hudson is also a world traveler and…

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  • 2021 World Chess Championship: Game #5

    2021 World Chess ChampionshipDubai, UAE (November 24th-December 16th) Game 5 Match Score: 2½-2½ Official Site: https://fideworldchampionship.com/ 2021 World Chess Championship: Game 5 Wednesday, 1 December 2021 A fifth draw… the jokes and memes start to roll in When Dutch Grandmaster Anish Giri went on a run of draws in elite…

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  • 2021 World Chess Championship: Game #4

    2021 World Chess ChampionshipDubai, UAE (November 24th-December 16th) Game 4 Match Score: 2-2 Official Site: https://fideworldchampionship.com/ 2021 World Chess Championship: Game 4 Tuesday, 30 November 2021 Another draw, but tense moments in tough struggleDraw streak continues! Happy, happy, birthday, @MagnusCarlsen!?Team Norway Chess wishes you a wonderful day! ?? #magnuscarlsen #chess…

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  • 2021 World Chess Championship: Game #3

    2021 World Chess ChampionshipDubai, UAE (November 24th-December 16th) Game 3 Match Score: 1½-1½ Official Site: https://fideworldchampionship.com/ 2021 World Chess Championship: Game 3 Sunday, 28 November 2021 “Perfect Game”… but for both players.Draw streak continues! Magnus CarlsenPhoto Eric Rosen/FIDE The press conference of the World Chess Championships addressed a comment about…

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  • 2021 World Chess Championship: Game #2

    2021 World Chess ChampionshipDubai, UAE (November 24th-December 16th) Game 2 Match Score: 1-1 Official Site: https://fideworldchampionship.com/ 2021 World Chess Championship: Game 2 Saturday, 27 November 2021 Game almost a Knightmare… but another draw! The 2021 World Chess Championship match has gotten off to an exciting start with neither player “feeling…

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  • 2021 World Chess Championship: Game #1

    2021 World Chess ChampionshipDubai, UAE (November 24th-December 16th) Game 1 Match Score: ½-½ Official Site: https://fideworldchampionship.com/ 2021 World Chess Championship: Game 1 Friday, 26 November 2021 Intense beginnings, but Carlsen holds The first game of the 2021 World Chess Championship match between Magnus Carlsen and Ian Nepomniachtchi began with much…

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  • 2021 World Chess Championship (Carlsen vs. Nepomniachtchi)

      2021 World Chess Championship Dubai, UAE (November 24th-December 16th)     1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 pts. Carlsen ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ 1 ½ 1 1 ½ 1 – – – 7½ Caruana ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ 0…

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  • Ju Wenjun beats Goryachkina… retains world crown!

    2020 Women’s World Chess ChampionshipJanuary 3rd-11th, 2020 (Shanghai, China & Vladivostok, Russia)   Flag 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 pts. Ju Wenjun ½ ½ ½ 1 0 ½ ½ 0 1 1 ½ 0 6 Goryachkina ½ ½ ½ 0 1 ½ ½…

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  • Aleksandra Goryachkina wins on demand against Ju Wenjun, forcing the rapid tiebreaks

    2020 Women’s Chess Championship: Game #12

    Goryachkina 1-0 Ju20th January 2020 What a game! Aleksandra Goryachkina wins on demand against Ju Wenjun, forcing the #WomenChessMatch to rapid tiebreaks tomorrow!https://t.co/EBqfiYs8ZK pic.twitter.com/k5OsicVZWI — US Chess (@USChess) January 23, 2020 In a thrilling comeback, Aleksandra Goryachkina equalizes the match with in the 12th game. After playing 1.d4, Ju Wenjun…

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  • 2020 Women’s Chess Championship: Game #11

    Ju ½-½ Goryachkina22nd January 2020 Ju Wenjun got nothing with the white pieces and is having problem getting the type of positions she wants. One of her wins came when Aleksandra Goryachkina overpressed, but in many of the games, Ju has not shown many ideas. Ju had won two games…

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