Who won European chess Championship 2021?

Who won European chess Championship 2021?

European Blitz Chess Championship 2021 took place on 17th of December in Katowice, Poland. After 22 rounds, Duda Jan-Krzysztof (POL, 2792) became the sole Winner of the event, scoring 18 points.

Will there be chess tournaments in 2021?

The 2021 chess calendar was again disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic, but major events that have taken place included the Tata Steel Chess Tournament, won by Jorden van Foreest.

Who won the Blitz 2021?

GM Maxime Vachier-Lagrave
MVL wins the 2021 World Blitz Championship, Alireza gets kicked out of the playoff. GM Maxime Vachier-Lagrave won the 2021 World Blitz Championship on the playoff against GM Jan-Krzysztof Duda with a score of 2-1.

How does Team Chess work?

Team chess is played by two teams on a single 8 by 8 classical chess board with standard set of pieces, applying codified chess playing, while control over the pieces is shared among the teammates who are not allowed to communicate with each other during the game except via valid chess moves.

Is chess still popular 2021?

The gaming platform chess.com had nearly 30 million members before the pandemic broke out in March, 2020. This grew to 57 million within the span of a single year. The number is currently over 75 million as of November, 2021.

Who is the current speed chess champion?

On Saturday GM Hikaru Nakamura won the 2020 Speed Chess Championship final presented by OnJuno. The American grandmaster decided matters in the bullet segment as he defeated GM Maxime Vachier-Lagrave 18.5-12.5 to win his third Speed Chess title in a row.

Is Magnus Carlsen still #1?

1. World Chess Champion Magnus Carlsen has now been the world no. 1 on every rating list for the past decade since July 2011, an unbeaten streak that will now eclipse Garry Kasparov’s two decade-long streaks as world no.

How do I join a chess tournament?

  1. Go to Live Chess.
  2. Click on Tournaments.
  3. When the list appears, click on any tournament.
  4. Click on ‘Join’.
  5. You have successfully joined the tournament!

Who won the 2016 World Chess Championship?

Sergey Karjakin Carlsen evened the score by winning the tenth game. All other games were drawn, leaving the match at a 6–6 tie, so tie breaks decided the match. After two draws to begin the rapid chess tie break, Carlsen won the remaining two games to win the match and retain his title.