6 Alexey Sarana 18-7 in the final. The match saw the highest percentage of decisive games ever on Chess.com. Soon after this article was released, the show rocketed to number-one on Netflix, and it hasn't left the top 10 since then. In the final match, she took revenge on Anna Ushenina, to whom she had lost the previous Leg 1 final match. The first qualifier event will take place Tuesday, August 6 at 1 p.m. PDT and will feature a combined Titled Tuesday/Speed Chess Championship Qualifier tournament. On Friday, GM Hikaru Nakamura won his second-straight Speed Chess Championship title, defeating GM Wesley So by the score of 19.5-14.5. The Women's Speed Chess Champion and the Junior Speed Chess Champion will automatically qualify for the Speed Chess Championships. The chess landscape has been completely transformed in ways that are sure to have long-term impacts. Despite losing the five-minute portion, Jeffery Xiong defeated Anton Smirnov by a wide margin in their Junior Speed Chess Championship match. chess.com Speed Chess (2020) The Chess.com Speed Chess Championship 2020 was a 16-player Blitz knockout played online on the Chess.com server from 1 November - 12 December 2020. In the other voting categories, the community vote counted for half of the weighted vote, and an expert panel vote of Chess.com contributors and staff counted for the other half. chess.com Speed Chess 2020 INFO LIVE RESULTS PGN . Unibet lists the two-time defending Speed Chess Championship winner as a -335 pick over So (+225). $4005. The first qualifier event will take place Tuesday, August 6 at 1 p.m. PDT and will feature a combined Titled Tuesday/Speed Chess Championship Qualifier tournament. Young Indian player Nihal Sarin emerged winner in the Chess.com's 2020 Junior Speed Online Chess Championship, beating Russia's world junior No. ", I saw the idea of 19.Qxg6 and first of all, I thought, I'm not worse, and second, in principle, why not make myself and the spectators a gift? The next opponent for the American grandmaster in the Junior Speed Chess Championship is Alireza Firouzja of Iran. Wei Yi beat Alireza Firouzja 14.5-11.5 in the second semifinal in what was a close and exciting match between two of the most talented junior players on the planet: Wei (China), the youngest 2700 grandmaster in history, vs. Firouzja (Iran), who had broken 2700 earlier in the day(!) | Picture: Chess.com The Women's Speed Chess Champion and the Junior Speed Chess Champion will automatically qualify for the Speed Chess Championships. Past winners of the Speed Chess Championship include Magnus Carlsen (2017) and Hikaru Nakamura (2018, 2019). Anand vs. Nepomniachtchi, Online Nations Cup, Naroditsky vs. Gareyev, U.S. 6 Alexey Sarana 18-7 in the final. Especially in the bullet section, Kosteniuk was just too strong. GM Jan-Krzysztof Duda defeated GM Sergey Karjakin in the final and became the last player added to the Main Event. Tools. Sign in. Das Viertelfinale der Chess.com Speed Chess Championship zwischen Hikaru Nakamura und Vladimir Fedoseev verlief einseitig und Nakamura dominierte seinen Gegner von Beginn an und nach Belieben. Here are the matchups and results of the 2020 ChessKid Youth Speed Chess Championship. Chess basics Puzzles Practice Coordinates Study Coaches. Must be titled and rated 2500 or more in Chess.com blitz to enter. Showing unforeseen bullet chess prowess, Sam Sevian defeated Nihal Sarin 17-8. The World Chess Championship 2021 will be a chess match between the reigning World Chess Champion, Magnus Carlsen, and a challenger to determine the World Chess Champion.It will be held under the auspices of FIDE, the world chess federation.The match was originally scheduled for the latter half of 2020, but has been postponed until 2021 because of the COVID-19 pandemic. qualified for the Junior Speed Chess Championship Finals. Nakamura Confirms Speed Chess Superiority. Dubov is the only candidate to win in two categories as he also picked up Move of the Year for 19.Qxg6! Xiong will face either Wei Yi or Alireza Firouzja for the title. Chess News: Indian chess prodigy and world's 15th youngest grandmaster Nihal Sarin won the chess.com Junior Speed Chess Championship late on Thursday night. Two spots will be determined by two qualifier events. Many reading this have discovered or rediscovered chess in the past year, and the chess community has never been more vibrant, creative, and diverse. Valentina Gunina emerged as the winner of the second leg of the Women’s Speed Chess Championship Grand Prix and picked up 12 GP points. Live online chess can be played against other users at rapid, blitz or bullet time controls, with a number of chess variants available. Up Next Nihal upsets World Jr … Hikaru Nakamura comfortably won the Creator of the Year category. Nakamura’s superiority only came to light in the bullet-chess section. According to a press release, five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand praised Sarin, saying, “Nihal is one of the world’s fastest juniors, and this result confirms it.” Even more attention was paid to the information article that received 639,000 reads in 2020. He had lost the bullet segment, but then won three straight bullet games in overtime. The score was level for much of the match, with neither grandmaster having held more than a one-game lead heading into the bullet portion. !, the dramatic and eye-catching move at the heart of his Game of the Year victory. | Picture: Chess.com You can find important information on each of the events below: You can read about our previous Speed Chess Championships here: All 2019 Speed Chess Championship matches will be broadcast live with full chess-master commentary on Chess.com/TV and Twitch.tv/Chess. So came back from a four-game deficit early in the match and at one point was even leading the defending champion. The Iranian rising star crushed José Martinez of Peru 18-7 in their Junior Speed Chess Championship match. Speed Chess Championship: Nakamura demolishes Fedoseev 12/4/2020 – The quarterfinal of the Chess.com Speed Chess Championship between Hikaru Nakamura and Vladimir Fedoseev was a rather one-sided affair. While the Russian grandmaster kept the blitz portions interesting, Nakamura found ways to continue building pressure both on the board and on the clock, leading to a massive 27-8 victory for the American. | Picture: Chess.com You can watch last year's Speed Chess Championship match between GM Hikaru Nakamura and GM Wesley So here: More information and results for the 2018 Speed Chess Championship can be found here. 2020 U.S. Community. It'll be an interesting game! Andreikin, Jobava, Svidler, and Xiong got $500 while the remaining eight players took home $250. (2) Maxime Vachier-Lagrave vs. (15) Wei Yi. If an invited player wins a qualifying spot, she gets the cash prize, and the qualification goes down to the next eligible finisher. Karjakin won $1,000, while Grischuk and Vidit each earned $750. The Chinese grandmaster won their Junior Speed Chess Championship match on Friday with a score of 14.5-11.5. All 2019 Women's Speed Chess Championship matches were broadcast live with full chess-master commentary on Chess.com/TV and Twitch.tv/Chess. Chess.com is an internet chess server, internet forum and social networking website. He also became the first elite chess player signed by an esports organization, TSM, and was at the heart of the creation and success of PogChamps. The match went just as Hikaru Nakamura predicted in his post-match interview on Tuesday. The World Blitz Chess Championship is a chess tournament held to determine the world champion in chess played under blitz time controls.Since 2012, FIDE has held an annual joint rapid and blitz chess tournament and billed it as the World Rapid & Blitz Chess Championships. Past winners of the Speed Chess Championship include Magnus Carlsen (2017) and Hikaru Nakamura (2018, 2019). Nakamura clinches 2020 Speed Chess Championship On Saturday GM Hikaru Nakamura won the 2020 Speed Chess Championship final presented by OnJuno. The runner-up may surprise many, but the Online Nations Cup announcement caught the imagination of many national fans and accrued 134,000 reads. Each 2019 Women's Speed Chess Championship match will feature, The bracket will be seeded 1-8 by March FIDE ratings, Seeding 1-16 by March FIDE rating at release of bracket, Van Foreest vs. Tari: May 16, 2019 at 10 a.m. pdt, Firouzja vs. Martinez Alcantara: May 21, 2019 at 9 a.m. pdt, Wei Yi vs. Praggnanandhaa: May 31, 2019 at 9 a.m. pdt, Sevian vs. Sarin: June 3, 2019 at 9 a.m. pdt, Sarana vs. Esipenko: June 11, 2019 at 9 a.m. pdt, Xiong vs. Smirnov: June 14, 2019 at 5 p.m. pdt, Maghsoodloo vs. Moroni: June 17, 2019 at 9 a.m. pdt, Gledura vs. Liang: June 18, 2019 at 10 a.m. pdt, Quarterfinal 1 (Firouzja vs. Sevian): July 9, 2019, Quarterfinal 2 (Wei Yi vs. Van Foreest): July 10, 2019, Quarterfinal 3 (Maghsoodloo vs. Sarana): July 11, 2019, Quarterfinal 4 (Xiong vs. Gledura): July 16, 2019, Semifinal 2 (Wei Yi vs. Firouzja): July 28, 2019, JSCC Championship final: Late July/ Early August 2019, Winner: $2,000 + qualification to the Speed Chess Championships, Each 2019 Junior Speed Chess Championship match will feature, The bracket will feature 16 invited players, The bracket will be seeded 1-16 by March FIDE ratings, Event 1 (Junior Speed Chess Championships), Event 2 (Women's Speed Chess Championships). After beating Magnus Carlsen, Maxime Vachier-Lagrave reached the final of the Chess.com Speed Chess Championship, when he will face blitz specialis Hikaru Nakamura. The following chess players have confirmed their participation in the 2019 Speed Chess Championship main bracket: For the official rules of the 2019 Speed Chess Championship, please visit this article. The game featured high stakes as well as Karjakin was in contention for first place in the final round before this game halted his efforts. The invites in the main bracket will be seeded 2-12 by July 2019 FIDE blitz ratings at the conclusion of the qualifiers. Follow the games live, with commentary. After Nakamura defeated GM Vlad Dobrov, GM Jan-Krzysztof Duda, and the ever-dangerous GM Ian Nepomniachtchi in the previous rounds, his and So's incredibly busy schedules delayed the final all the way through late February. The World Chess Championship is played to determine the world champion in chess. Sarin had beaten American Andrew Tang, Australia's Anton Smirnov and Armenian Haik Martirosyan en route the title. Additionally, lockdowns and "The Queen's Gambit" have generated an online chess boom that is surely the largest one since Bobby Fischer. It came down to the wire. Nakamura also effortlessly combined being an elite player (winner in 2020 of the Speed Chess Championship, Bullet Open Championship, Champions Showdown (with Carlsen), and numerous Titled Tuesdays) with content creation, streaming dozens of hours every week while playing in most elite chess tournaments. The FIDE Chess.com Women's Speed Chess Championship was an online competition for female players held between June 18 and July 20, 2020. You can't question results, and Carlsen won the Magnus Carlsen Invitational, Clutch Chess, Chessable Masters, Legends of Chess, The Magnus Carlsen Tour Grand Final, Champions Showdown (with Nakamura), St. Louis Rapid and Blitz (with Wesley So), and Norway Chess. Chess.com's own SmarterChess had predicted the match would end closely, even calling for an overtime victory by Nakamura. Congratulations to Hikaru Nakamura, the 2018 Speed Chess Champion. The second qualifier will take place Wednesday, August 7 at 9 a.m. PDT and will feature the top 8 combined blitz and bullet players on Chess.com in a Knockout format with time controls of 3+1 and 1+1. In the first match, the well-respected veteran Levon Aronian squeaked by the surging chess prodigy Alireza Firouza who came one game short of completing a furious comeback in the bullet section. Thank you to the 5,280 voters who submitted ballots in the 2020 Chess.com Awards; you can see all of the candidates and the voting form here. Chess Championships Winners Crowned In All Five National Tournaments The Nation’s Most Elite, Invitation-Only Chess Tournament Concludes With Five Champions SAINT LOUIS, October 30, 2020 - As October comes to a close, this unique chapter in American chess history has also concluded with five newly crowned champions for the 2020 U.S. Hakaru Nakamura únicamente se impuso en la tanda de … The player with the highest Chess.com blitz rating at the start of the Armageddon chooses his color. Tools. The awards also serve as an opportunity to reflect on a year that will always be remembered for both the immediate and long-term effects of the pandemic. Still, Nakamura comes into the semifinal as a strong favorite. $2007. In fact, Nakamura even received more first-place votes than Carlsen (1640-1567), but Carlsen picked up far more second-place votes and is the 2020 Chess.com Player of the Year. Scoring consistently in all three segments, Wei was always in control and roughly followed the SmarterChess predictions. Simply incredible. Nakamura also effortlessly combined being an elite player (winner in 2020 of the Speed Chess Championship, Bullet Open Championship, Champions Showdown (with Carlsen), and numerous Titled Tuesdays) with content creation, streaming dozens of hours every week while playing in most elite chess tournaments. The Story of the Year (as measured by readership in Chess.com/news stories) was closely tied to the Event of the Year as the announcement of PogChamps 2 received more reads (134,000) than any other news piece this year, even more than the announcement of the original PogChamps (106,000). 6 Alexey Sarana 18-7 in the final. Sarin won against Russia's candidate. Past winners of the Speed Chess Championship include Magnus Carlsen and Hikaru Nakamura. Before 1948, the matches were privately organised. Tego dnia zmierzą się Francuz Maxime Vachier-Lagrave z Nihalem Sarinem z Indii. While 2020 was a breakout year for all sorts of creators in chess, no one else had the completely radical impact of Nakamura. The format consisted of four separate stages. The first generally recognized world championship took place in 1886, when the two leading players in the world, Wilhelm Steinitz and Johannes Zukertort , played a match , which was won by Steinitz. 6 Alexey Sarana 18-7 in the final. These awards are an opportunity for the Chess.com community to recognize and celebrate some of the great games, players, creators, moves, and more from 2020. Chess may currently be experiencing the largest boom since Bobby Fischer, but that doesn't mean the eleventh world champion isn't also still relevant in the modern era. (6) Vladislav Artemiev vs. (11) Alexander Grischuk. On Friday, GM Hikaru Nakamura won his second-straight Speed Chess Championship title, defeating GM Wesley So by the score of 19.5-14.5. HOME OF U.S. CHAMPIONSHIP CHESS & THE COUNTRY’S TOP PLAYERS 2020 U.S. Championships Overview October 2020 will mark an extraordinary chapter in American chess history, as due to the COVID-19 pandemic the Saint Louis Chess Club will host the 2020 U.S. So came back from a four-game deficit early in the match and at one point was even The current world champion is Magnus Carlsen of Norway . Players Teams Forum. Ultimately, Donaldson puts together the most complete picture yet of the complex person who was Bobby Fischer. The 16 player final follows a long series of qualifying events which produced 8 qualifiers to go alongside the 8 invitees. Carlsen also founded his own tour, serving as host for a string of online tournaments that generated incredible drama and chess enthusiasm. Qualify for SCC + $1,0002. Nakamura dominated his opponent from … Click here for all the information. FIDE World Chess Championships (1993–2006) Garry Kasparov was stripped of his FIDE title after he and challenger Nigel Short split from FIDE in 1993. The engines also made radical strides in chess skill and understanding as the two core engine technologies (neural networks and brute force computing) were melded with Stockfish NNUE. Win Cash By Playing Tata Steel Fantasy Chess. Open to all who meet eligibility requirements, including those players invited to main bracket. No tiebreaks used for cash prizes; cash prizes split equally by point total. Chinese GM Wei Yi was too much to handle for GM Jorden van Foreest, winning the match 18.5-10.5. Open to all who meet eligibility requirements, including those players invited to main bracket. The winner of each match advances to the next line in the bracket. The match was close but in the end Nakamura's skills in bullet chess helped him to a narrow 13½-12½ win. Young Indian player Nihal Sarin emerged winner in the Chess.com's 2020 Junior Speed Online Chess Championship, beating Russia's world junior No. Deciding the match in the very last bullet game, eighth seed GM Elina Danielian of Armenia kicked out top seed GM Kateryna Lagno of Russia from the Chess.com Women's Speed Chess Championship. Elina Danielian beat Valentina Gunina 15-13 in the final of the inaugural Chess.com Women's Speed Chess Championship. If an invited player wins a qualifying spot, he gets the cash prize, and the qualification goes down to the next eligible finisher. Analysis board Opening explorer Board editor Import game Advanced search. The final of the Speed Chess Championship between Hikaru Nakamura and Maxime Vachier-Lagrave was played on Saturday, with Nakamura getting a clear 18½:12½ victory. (4) Ian Nepomniachtchi vs. (13) Elina Danielian. Ding won the match 19-12. $3006. In fact, the World Blitz Championship finalist held just a 51-percent edge according to SmarterChess which meant that this was the predicted to be the championship's closest match on paper. Matchups and pairings were based on FIDE standard ratings as of March, 2019. Standard Chess.com tournament tiebreaks used only for the qualifier spot. with his last-round game in the Turkish league. On Wednesday, December 9, Hikaru Nakamura and Wesley So played the first semi-final of the chess.com Speed Chess Championship. In this marathon duel full of … Matchups and pairings are based on FIDE standard ratings as of March, 2019. Chess Championships. [2] Since 1936, it has been held under the auspices of the U.S. Asian Online Nations (Regions) Cup Team Championship: Seeding 1-8 by March FIDE rating at release of bracket, Winner: $3,000 + qualification to the Speed Chess Championships. It was the 3rd Speed Chess title in a row for Hikaru, but the first time he’d won the event when Magnus Carlsen played. 2019 Speed Chess Championship schedule (all times Pacific): 9/2/2019 Mon 6:00 PM Match 3 (5 vs. 12) Ding vs. Shankland9/3/2019 Tue 7:00 AM Match 8 (2 vs. 15) Vachier-Lagrave vs. Wei Yi9/4/2019 Wed 7:00 AM Match 4 (4 vs. 13) Nepomniachtchi vs. Danielian9/6/2019 Fri 9:00 AM Match 2 (8 vs. 9) Duda vs. Giri10/1/2019 Tue 9:00 AM Match 5 (3 vs. 14) Nakamura vs. Dobrov10/2/2019 Wed 9:00 AM Match 7 (7 vs. 10) Mamedyarov vs. So10/3/2019 Thu 7:00 AM Match 1 (1 vs. 16) Aronian vs. Firouzja, 10/3/2019 Thu 10:30 AM Match 6 (6 vs. 11) Artemiev vs. Grischuk, (1) Hikaru Nakamura vs. (16) Vladimir Dobrov. Vladislav Artemiev defeated Alexander Grischuk in a high-level battle between the two Russian super-GMs. Each match had three different time controls: 90 minutes of 5+1 games, … Last Updated: 10th October, 2020 22:00 IST India's Nihal Sarin Wins Junior Speed Chess Championship Young Indian player Nihal Sarin emerged winner in the Chess.com's 2020 Junior Speed Online Chess Championship, beating Russia's world junior No. Watch. Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand praised Sarin, saying, Watch for a release soon. According to a press release, five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand praised Sarin, saying, "Nihal is one of the world's fastest juniors, and this result confirms it." Chess Federation. Once again, GM Benjamin Gledura's match headed to overtime, but this time GM Jeffery Xiong emerged victorious, winning all three of the added games. Round 2: 8 players, 4 matches, $8,000 prize pool. Alireza Firouzja was the clear favorite, and he proved it. Speed Chess Championship Invitational The Speed Chess Championship Invitational was a sixteen-player knockout tournament held Sunday, October 25, 2020 with a $8,000 prize fund. In what was the most lopsided match in the round of 16, GM Parham Maghsoodloo of Iran was way too strong for GM Luca Moroni of Italy. 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. The match win means that Firouzja will face Wei Yi in the semifinal. “Hats off to Wesley.” Carlsen Favored Over MVL in … In a dramatic Super Final that was decided in the last bullet game, she defeated the reigning European Blitz Champion Alexandra Kosteniuk 14.5-13.5.. Chess Championships online for the first time. Players Teams Forum. Join NM @James Canty III as he breaks down the top 5 blunders from the Speed Chess Championship! Anatoly Karpov, former champion and the challenger in the 1990 FIDE World Chess Championship match, was announced as incumbent World Champion. Stay connected for regular updates. NM Ryo Chen defeated FM Marco Materia in the 2020 ChessKid Youth Speed Chess Championship Final. The main bracket will be a single-elimination knockout. The Clip of the Year was another contest with an extremely clear winner. Wesley So showed that he was a force to be reckoned with this Speed Chess Championship by eliminating Azeri grandmaster Shakhriyar Mamedyarov. According to a press release, five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand praised Sarin, saying, "Nihal is one of the world's fastest juniors, and this result confirms it." (7) Shakhriyar Mamedyarov vs. (10) Wesley So. Xiong will face either Wei Yi or Alireza Firouzja for the title. 2018 Speed Chess Championship can be found here. Sarin had beaten American Andrew Tang, Australia's Anton Smirnov and Armenian Haik Martirosyan en route the title. The match between Ding Liren and Sam Shankland kicked off the Speed Chess Championship, the premier Chess.com tournament of the year. Mamedyarov kept the match close, but So was resilient and built an advantage late in the blitz portion, leading to an 18-12 match win. When considering the viewership of co-streamers participating in the event, the total number of viewers watching PogChamps at its peak was more than 150,000. 2020 Speed Chess Championship Infographics‎, 2019 Chess.com Women's Speed Chess Championships, 2019 Chess.com Junior Speed Chess Championships, 2019 Chess.com Speed Chess Championship Qualifiers, Each 2019 Speed Chess Championship match will feature, The bracket will feature the winners of the two qualifying spots, the winners of the Women's and Junior's Speed Chess Championships and 12 invited players. Now, the Cavite-born native will wait for the winner of the Hikaru Nakamura-Vladimir Fedoseev quarterfinal duel whom he will face in the semifinal. Nach 27 Partien stand es schließlich 21,5-5,5 und Nakamura hatte sich … We were thrilled to see this level of participation and look forward to continuing these awards annually! The defending champion will be seeded 1. About his queen sacrifice, Dubov said, "I saw the idea of 19.Qxg6 and first of all, I thought, I'm not worse, and second, in principle, why not make myself and the spectators a gift? The year 2020 was also big for computer chess as audiences hungered for the elite and deep strategic play that would normally be found in classical chess tournaments. Jan-Krzysztof Duda mecz z Amerykaninem Fabiano Caruaną rozegra 15 listopada. The following is a list of World Chess Championships including the hosting cities. Watch the video to know more. This technological advance was fully integrated into Stockfish 12 and showed its capabilities by winning multiple Chess.com Computer Chess Championship as well as the TCEC. GM Sam Sevian kept the match close, but GM Alireza Firouzja dominated the bullet portion of the match, 7.5-2.5. Past winners of the Speed Chess Championship include Magnus Carlsen (2017) and Hikaru Nakamura (2018, 2019). Wei Yi defeated Jeffery Xiong in an armageddon tiebreak game to be crowned champion of the 2019 Junior Speed Chess Championship. Past winners of the Speed Chess Championship include Magnus Carlsen (2017) and Hikaru Nakamura (2018, 2019). If match is still tied after the mini-match tiebreaker, a single armageddon game will be played: White 5+0, Black 3+0, Black gets draw odds. On Friday Jan-Krzysztof Duda eliminated world number four Anish Giri from the Speed Chess Championship in what was the third match of the round of 16. After the Titled Swiss Tournaments and the Playoff Qualifiers, 22 players reached the Grand Prix. chess.com Speed Chess 2020 INFO LIVE RESULTS PGN The 2020 Chess.com Speed Chess Championship takes place 1st November to 13th December 2020. The Indian teenager had lost in the first round of the 2019 Junior Speed Chess event. Past winners of the Speed Chess Championship include Magnus Carlsen … • The past winners of the Speed Chess Championships also include two times winner Hikaru Nakamura in 2018, 2019, and Magnus Carlsen in 2017. The following chess players have confirmed their participation in the 2019 Women's Speed Chess Championship main bracket: For the official rules of the 2019 Women's Speed Chess Championship, please visit this article. GM Nihal Sarin and GM Alexey Sarana face-off in the Junior Speed Chess Championship Final! He was four points down in the match, and three going into the bullet portion, but prevailed in the end. Almost all major chess tournaments this year have been online. Sarin had beaten American Andrew Tang, Australia's Anton Smirnov and Armenian Haik Martirosyan en route the title. $100. Hikaru Nakamura has won the chess.com Speed Chess Championship after blowing Maxime Vachier-Lagrave away with a 7.5/8 burst at the end. Speed Chess Championship, Semifinals: Nakamura defeats So 12/10/2020 – On Wednesday, December 9, Hikaru Nakamura and Wesley So played the first semi-final of the chess.com Speed Chess Championship. This year, the Chess.com Speed Chess Championships will feature a series of three innovative esports bracket tournaments featuring the world's best chess players and a guaranteed combined prize pool of $100,000. Chess Championships online for the first time. "Bobby Fischer and His World" is a deep dive by IM John Donaldson, long-time coach of the U.S. Olympiad team. (8) Jan-Krzysztof Duda vs. (9) Anish Giri. home of u.s. championship chess & the country’s top players 2020 U.S. Championships Overview October 2020 will mark an extraordinary chapter in American chess history, as due to the COVID-19 pandemic the Saint Louis Chess Club will host the 2020 U.S. on Thursday as he beat Parham Maghsoodloo 14.5-10.5 in their semifinal match. Nakamura Looks for Third Speed Chess Championship Title The victory sends MVL to the final, where he’ll face off against two-time defending Speed Chess Championship winner Hikaru Nakamura. — Chess.com (@chesscom) November 19, 2020. Anna Ushenina (Ukraine) became the winner of the Women’s Speed Championship. Past winners of the Speed Chess Championship include Magnus Carlsen (2017) and Hikaru Nakamura (2018, 2019). On Saturday, he will play in the final, either against Magnus Carlsen or against Maxime Vachier-Lagrave who will face each other in the second semi-final … Scoring consistently in all three segments, Wei was always in control and roughly followed the SmarterChess predictions. The second qualifier will take place Wednesday, August 7 at 9 a.m. PDT and will feature the top 8 combined blitz and bullet players on Chess.com in a Knockout format with time controls of 3+1 and 1+1. The Iranian star won 20-7 in their Junior Speed Chess Championship match. Fresh off his playoff victory against Magnus Carlsen in the Sinquefield Cup, Ding out-muscled Shankland, the 2018 U.S. champion, using a dominant performance in the bullet portion to suppress any chance of a late comeback. Partien des Wettkampfs, erst dann gelang Fedoseev ein Remis. Chess basics Puzzles Practice Coordinates Study Coaches. Round 2: 8 players, 4 matches, $12,000 prize pool. The Iranian grandmaster won 15-11 and advanced to the semifinals. Afterward, he said that the French grandmaster surprised him with his solid, well-rounded play. The match had ended 13.5-13.5, and four more games in overtime also couldn't bring a decision. All voting was by rank-choice. Chess Championship is an invitational tournament held to determine the United States chess champion. Chess.com is excited to announce the winners of the 2020 Chess.com Awards. The 2020 Chess.com Speed Chess Championship takes place 1st November to 13th December 2020. The match consists of 90 minutes of 5+1 blitz, 60 minutes of 3+1 blitz, and 30 minutes of 1+1 bullet chess, and starts at 18:00 CET, 9:00 Pacific Time. Detailed format: Two spots will be determined by two qualifier events. Round 3: 4 players, 2 matches, $4,800 prize pool, Round 4: 2 players, 1 match, $4,000 prize pool. Earlier this week, Nakamura earned his spot in the final by slipping past American grandmaster Wesley So by a 13.5-12.5 margin. Making the difference in the three-minute segment, Alexey Sarana defeated Andrey Esipenko 15-12. Only a few days after his defeat against Wesley So in the Skilling Open on November 30, his 30th birthday, Magnus Carlsen was back to play in another online tournament, and he won his quarterfinal match of the Chess.com Speed Chess Championship against Vladislav Artemiev, though not without some problems. “In many ways, he was the better player in the match,” Nakamura said. Nakamura gewann die ersten neun (!) Dubov received much acclaim for his brilliant and innovative play in 2020, and no game better demonstrates his creativity than this masterpiece featuring a novel delayed Evan's Gambit and a thrilling queen sacrifice. (3) Levon Aronian vs. (14) Alireza Firouzja. 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