Are there still chess competitions?

Are there still chess competitions?

The World Chess Championship is played to determine the world champion in chess. Magnus Carlsen has been world champion since he defeated Viswanathan Anand in 2013. He successfully defended the title in 2014, 2016, and 2018. The next world championship match was postponed from 2020 to 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Who is the current World Chess Champion 2020?

GM Magnus Carlsen
GM Magnus Carlsen is the current world chess champion. To many people, he’s the best to ever play the game, although GMs Garry Kasparov and Bobby Fischer remain in the conversation. At any rate, the clear and remarkable point is that before turning 30 years old, Carlsen has already earned…

What is ChessBase?

ChessBase GmbH is a German company that makes and sells chess software, maintains a chess news site, and operates an internet chess server for online chess. Founded in 1986, it maintains and sells massive databases, containing the moves of recorded chess games.

Does ChessBase cost money?

First you have the Starter package edition which costs $215 USD inclusive of the big database. Of course, you have the option to get Chessbase 16 without the database which will cost you less (just $109 USD). But you will need the database of games if you don’t already have one.

Is there a free ChessBase?

With the free ChessBase reader, you can open all standard file formats (. pgn), play through games on a stunningly rendered board, watch ChessBase training videos and much more. Download it for free now! Free download available here.

Who is Elizabeth Harmon chess player?

Beth Harmon is a fictional character. The Hungarian chess champion Judit Polgár could have done the trick, but she didn’t become a Grandmaster until 1991. (Her sister, the Susan Polgar, received the title the same year.)

Why should I use ChessBase?

Everyone uses ChessBase, from the World Champion to the amateur next door. It is the program of choice for anyone who loves the game and wants to know more about it. Start your personal success story with ChessBase and enjoy the game even more.

Which city will be the 2022 chess capital of Europe?

For the first time in history, the chess community has helped decide which city should be the chess capital for the following year. After more than 4,000 people cast their votes, Berlin emerged as the 2022 host for the Grand Prix Series and other

Who won the 2021 Chesskid youth Speed Chess Championship?

NM Ryo Chen (USA) won the 2021 ChessKid Youth Speed Chess Championship after defeating CM Lev Zverev (Russia) on Saturday, July 31! This annual event is the most prestigious on the ChessKid calendar, featuring only the top 10-and-under chess super…

What happened in the 2021 Grand Chess Tour Saint Louis?

The Saint Louis Rapid and Blitz leg of the 2021 Grand Chess Tour produced many surprises even before the first move was played. Four of the regular participants of the tour, GMs Anish Giri, Levon Aronian, Teimour Radjabov, and Alexander Grischuk,