Sergey Karjakin Current Affairs, GK & News

D Gukesh crowned as India’s youngest Grandmaster (GM)

D Gukesh from Chennai has become the 2nd youngest Grandmaster (GM) in the world and the youngest Indian to achieve the feat at 12 years, seven months and 17 days. He erased the mark set by his state-mate R Praggnanandhaa in June 2018. He achieved his third and final GM norm at the ongoing 17th ..

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Viswanathan Anand wins bronze in World Blitz Chess Championship 2017

Viswanathan Anand, Indian chess Grand Master and five time World Champion, has won bronze in the 2017 World Blitz Chess Championship at Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on December 30 following his gold winning performance in the Rapid section only a couple of days back. World Champion Magnus Carlsen won the tournament scoring 16 points and followed ..

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Magnus Carlsen wins third world chess title

The Norwegian has sealed his third consecutive victory in World Chess Championship after 3 weeks of game and tiebreakers in New York. He defeated Russian Grand Master Sergey Alexandrovich Karjakin. Fact-Sheet: Karjakin had tied against Carlsen in 12 regular rounds but was finally defeated in the final phase of four games. The prize money is ..

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Magnus Carlsen wins 2016 Chess Championship title

Grandmaster Magnus Carlsen of Norway has won the 2016 World Chess Championship for the third consecutive time. He retained the title after defeating Sergey Karjakin of Russia. Karjakin had tied against Carlsen in 12 regular rounds but was beaten in the final phase of four quickfire games. About Magnus Carlsen Magnus Carlsen is a Norwegian ..

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Sergey Karjakin wins 2016 FIDE World Chess Candidates Tournament

Russian grandmaster Sergey Karjakin has won the prestigious FIDE World Chess Candidates Tournament held in Moscow. In the final Round 14, he defeated American grandmaster Fabiano Caruana scoring 8.5 points. With this victory, he will now play with the incumbent world champion, Norwegian Grandmaster Magnus Carlsen, in a match for the world chess crown in ..

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