2021 FIDE World Cup and Women’s World Cup

The biannual FIDE World Cup ended last week in Sochi, Russia. For the first time, there was a concurrent Women’s World Cup as well, which ended a couple of days before that.   How Does It Work? Imagine an elimination bracket of 256 players, sorted strictly by rating from highest to lowest. They are paired

Norway Chess 2020

Supertournaments Return Over-the-Board Altibox Norway Chess will be held from October 5-16, 2020; the latest edition of the Norwegian supertournament held in Stavanger since 2013. It will also be the first major over-the-board tournament since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Magnus Carlsen has only won two of the seven editions of his home tournament

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