FIDE Chess World Cup: Karjakin, Harikrishna In Trouble

FIDE Chess World Cup: Karjakin, Harikrishna In Trouble

Sergey Karjakin and Pentala Harikrishna are in danger of getting eliminated from the FIDE World Cup after starting the third round with a loss against Nikita Vitiugov and Kirill Alekseenko respectively. The return games are played on Tuesday. You can...
Khanty World Cup 3.1: Seven on the brink

Khanty World Cup 3.1: Seven on the brink

Sergey Karjakin, Dmitry Andreikin, Harikrishna and Vidit are among the 7 players who must win on Tuesday or they’re out of the World Cup after losing to Nikita Vitiugov, Jan-Krzysztof Duda, Kirill Alekseenko and Wesley So in a bruising start to Round 3. It was a day...
Khanty World Cup R2 TB: Giri survives Armageddon

Khanty World Cup R2 TB: Giri survives Armageddon

Anish Giri is through to play US teenager Jeffery Xiong in Round 3 of the FIDE World Cup after the number 2 seed’s match with Evgeniy Najer went all the way to a final sudden death game. Elsewhere in the Round 2 tiebreaks the favourites did the job fast, with 13 of...
FIDE Chess World Cup: Karjakin, Harikrishna In Trouble

FIDE Chess World Cup: Giri Through In Armageddon

Anish Giri played the longest tiebreak and eventually defeated Evgeniy Najer in the armageddon game. The third round of the FIDE World Cup starts on Monday. You can follow the games here as part of our live portal Chess.com/events. There is daily coverage by...
FIDE Chess World Cup: Karjakin, Harikrishna In Trouble

Nakamura Eliminated From FIDE Chess World Cup

Hikaru Nakamura got eliminated from the FIDE World Cup after failing to win his return game with Liviu-Dieter Nisipeanu. The Chinese GM Xu Xiangyu surprised again by knocking out Ernesto Inarkiev while Alireza Firouzja played a brilliant piece...
Khanty World Cup 2.2: Naka out as Firouzja stars

Khanty World Cup 2.2: Naka out as Firouzja stars

Hikaru Nakamura is out of the 2019 FIDE World Cup after Liviu-Dieter Nisipeanu not only held on for a draw but was close to a second win. The day’s comebacks were instead for Wei Yi, who defeated David Anton, and Eltaj Safarli, who was rewarded for playing the Evans...
Khanty World Cup 2.1: Nakamura & Wei Yi lose

Khanty World Cup 2.1: Nakamura & Wei Yi lose

Hikaru Nakamura must win his second classical game or he’s out of the 2019 World Cup after blitzing out a blunder on move 14 of his game against Liviu-Dieter Nisipeanu. David Anton beating Wei Yi was the only other upset win, but there was nearly a true sensation as...
chess24 and Opera GX: the perfect combination

chess24 and Opera GX: the perfect combination

Opera GX, the new gaming browser from Norway-based Opera, will enhance your online chess experience. Along with its featured Twitch integration, GX lets you pop out any video, including chess24 shows, video series and live commentary, keeping it on top while you...