The match saw the highest percentage of decisive games ever on Chess.com. Nakamura Confirms Speed Chess Superiority. Here are the matchups and results of the 2020 ChessKid Youth Speed Chess Championship. Aronian defeated Firouza 13.5-12.5, just getting by the dangerous young grandmaster described as possibly the next world chess champion by GM Simon Williams. Coming to the match well prepared, GM Harika Dronavalli defeated GM Marie Sebag 15.5-10.5 on Thursday and will now face Elina Danielian in the Women's Speed Chess Championship semifinals. Join NM @James Canty III as he breaks down the top 5 blunders from the Speed Chess Championship! Grandmaster Wesley So displayed both incredible skill and speed on his route to winning the 2020 U.S. Still, Nakamura comes into the semifinal as a strong favorite. Chess audiences had lots of great events to watch this year, and numerous events from 2020 would have been the largest event by viewership in almost any previous year. 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(!) The defending champion will be seeded 1. 6 Alexey Sarana 18-7 in the final. 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. The Iranian star won 20-7 in their Junior Speed Chess Championship match. No tiebreaks used for cash prizes; cash prizes split equally by point total. ChessKid is the official sponsor of the 2019 Junior Speed Chess Championship. 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. We were thrilled to see this level of participation and look forward to continuing these awards annually! Watch for a release soon. Duda, J-K (2743)-So, Wesley (2770) [C42] chess.com (2.12) 2020 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 world chess federation. 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. (2) Maxime Vachier-Lagrave vs. (15) Wei Yi. 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. It'll be an interesting game! In this marathon duel full of … The Indian teenager had lost in the first round of the 2019 Junior Speed Chess event. The format consisted of four separate stages. with his last-round game in the Turkish league. Round 3: 4 players, 2 matches, $4,800 prize pool, Round 4: 2 players, 1 match, $4,000 prize pool. The following chess players have confirmed their participation in the 2019 Junior Speed Chess Championship Sponsored by ChessKid main bracket: 1 Invitational Qualifier with a $3,500 prize pool, 1. All 2019 Junior Speed Chess Championship matches will be broadcast live with full chess-master commentary on Chess.com/TV and Twitch.tv/Chess. Nakamura dominated his opponent from … The site has a freemium model in which some features are available for free, and others for accounts with subscriptions. It'll be an interesting game! 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. Carlsen also founded his own tour, serving as host for a string of online tournaments that generated incredible drama and chess enthusiasm. The match between Ding Liren and Sam Shankland kicked off the Speed Chess Championship, the premier Chess.com tournament of the year. Analysis board Opening explorer Board editor Import game Advanced search. La final del Speed Chess Championship de ajedrez online se disputó el sábado entre Hikaru Nakamura y Maxime Vachier-Lagrave. For example, for Player of the Year, a first-place vote earned three points while a third-place vote earned one point. Almost all major chess tournaments this year have been online. 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. Stay connected for regular updates. 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. Nakamura clinches 2020 Speed Chess Championship On Saturday GM Hikaru Nakamura won the 2020 Speed Chess Championship final presented by OnJuno. If match is tied after the last 1+1 bullet game, a tiebreak of 4 additional 1+1 games is played as a mini-match. Here are the matchups and results of the 2020 ChessKid Youth Speed Chess Championship. 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. They found it in the games of the strongest chess engines as in games like the victorious Computer Game of the Year, Leela vs. Stockfish 11, from the 2013 Chess.com Computer Chess Championship. quarterfinal match, with strong finishes in both the 5|1 and 3|1 segments. A total of 31 blitz and bullet games were played with three different time controls. Scoring consistently in all three segments, Wei was always in control and roughly followed the SmarterChess predictions. (6) Vladislav Artemiev vs. (11) Alexander Grischuk. Congratulations to Hikaru Nakamura, the 2018 Speed Chess Champion. 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. Chess Championship Online Qualifier, Leela vs. Stockfish 11, from the 2013 Chess.com Computer Chess Championship, Stoofvlees vs. Stockfish 12, CCC15 Preliminaries, Sultan Khan: Chess Champion of the British Empire. 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. It came down to the wire. The Indian teenager had lost in the first round of the 2019 Junior Speed Chess event. The Women's Speed Chess Champion and the Junior Speed Chess Champion will automatically qualify for the Speed Chess Championships. Dubov is the only candidate to win in two categories as he also picked up Move of the Year for 19.Qxg6! on Thursday as he beat Parham Maghsoodloo 14.5-10.5 in their semifinal match. 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. The 2020 Chess.com Speed Chess Championship takes place 1st November to 13th December 2020. Nakamura gewann die ersten neun (!) Sarin had beaten American Andrew Tang, Australia's Anton Smirnov and Armenian Haik Martirosyan en route the title. He had lost the bullet segment, but then won three straight bullet games in overtime. Community. 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. 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. chess.com Speed Chess 2020 INFO LIVE RESULTS PGN The 2020 Chess.com Speed Chess Championship takes place 1st November to 13th December 2020. Anatoly Karpov, former champion and the challenger in the 1990 FIDE World Chess Championship match, was announced as incumbent World Champion. With his victory, Nakamura now becomes the only player in Speed Chess Championship history to win the event twice, though GM Magnus Carlsen did emerge victorious in the SCC's predecessor, the 2016 Grandmaster Blitz Battle Championship, and won the inaugural Speed Chess Championship against Nakamura. Jorden van Foreest led for most of the match, but his opponent Aryan Tari come back and took over the lead in the bullet before van Foreest eventually won the first Junior Speed Chess Championship match in the last bullet game. - Daniil Dubov. Win Cash By Playing Tata Steel Fantasy Chess. Soon after this article was released, the show rocketed to number-one on Netflix, and it hasn't left the top 10 since then. GM Parham Maghsoodloo outfoxed GM Alexey Sarana in their quarterfinal match, with strong finishes in both the 5|1 and 3|1 segments. Two spots will be determined by two qualifier events. The score was 19-10 for the American GM. The Women's Speed Chess Champion and the Junior Speed Chess Champion will automatically qualify for the Speed Chess Championships. 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. Making the difference in the three-minute segment, Alexey Sarana defeated Andrey Esipenko 15-12. The qualifiers in the main bracket will be seeded as follows: (13) Women's Speed Chess Championship Winner, (14) Invitational Qualifier Winner, (15) Junior Speed Chess Championship Winner, (16) Titled Tuesday Open Qualifier Winner. The Iranian grandmaster won 15-11 and advanced to the semifinals. The match went just as Hikaru Nakamura predicted in his post-match interview on Tuesday. Tools. Players Teams Forum. 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. Past winners of the Speed Chess Championship include Magnus Carlsen (2017) and Hikaru Nakamura (2018, 2019). The match win means that Firouzja will face Wei Yi in the semifinal. GM Sam Sevian kept the match close, but GM Alireza Firouzja dominated the bullet portion of the match, 7.5-2.5. 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. Click here for all the information. He was four points down in the match, and three going into the bullet portion, but prevailed in the end. (3) Levon Aronian vs. (14) Alireza Firouzja. 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. Jeffery Xiong qualified for the Junior Speed Chess Championship Finals on Thursday as he beat Parham Maghsoodloo 14.5-10.5 in their semifinal match. 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. 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. Carlsen played in almost all of the super-tournaments that took place online and offline this year, which means he won the majority of ALL super-tournaments in 2020. The engines eschewed material and pursued deep strategic and tactical compensation with thrilling sacrifices. If an invited player wins a qualifying spot, she gets the cash prize, and the qualification goes down to the next eligible finisher. 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. After the Titled Swiss Tournaments and the Playoff Qualifiers, 22 players reached the Grand Prix. Philippine-born Grandmaster Wesley So (GMWSO) will battle Thursday (9 a.m. Pacific Time) GM Jan-Krzysztof Dudam of Poland (Polish_fighter3000) in the first quarterfinals duel of the ongoing 16-player Speed Chess Championship Main Event. 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. 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. Find out the details for the 2019 Chess.com Speed Chess Championship, the 2019 Chess.com Women's Speed Chess Championship and the 2019 Chess.com Junior Speed Chess Championship Sponsored by ChessKid. 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. GM Benjamin Gledura eliminated GM Awonder Liang on Tuesday in what was a thriller of a Junior Speed Chess Championship match. He has been rewarded 8,766 dollars Here are the details of the world championship and how India begged the position. Wesley So showed that he was a force to be reckoned with this Speed Chess Championship by eliminating Azeri grandmaster Shakhriyar Mamedyarov. 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. Until then, you can check out today's full match on twitch.tv/chess and youtube.com/chess, and you can read more about the Speed Chess Championship after the jump. If an invited player wins a qualifying spot, he gets the cash prize, and the qualification goes down to the next eligible finisher. 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.” Past winners of the Speed Chess Championship include Magnus Carlsen (2017) and Hikaru Nakamura (2018, 2019). 2019 Women's Speed Chess Championship schedule: The following dates are tentatively scheduled for Women's Speed Chess Championship events: Round 1: Open Qualifier, $1,000 prize pool. GM Nihal Sarin and GM Alexey Sarana face-off in the Junior Speed Chess Championship Final! Even so, Nakamura held a pragmatic view of the result, "Yeah, not the best win ever, but it's a win.". The match had ended 13.5-13.5, and four more games in overtime also couldn't bring a decision. Sarin won against Russia's candidate. 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. 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. NM Ryo Chen defeated FM Marco Materia in the 2020 ChessKid Youth Speed Chess Championship Final. Tego dnia zmierzą się Francuz Maxime Vachier-Lagrave z Nihalem Sarinem z Indii. The invites in the main bracket will be seeded 2-12 by July 2019 FIDE blitz ratings at the conclusion of the qualifiers. 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. Young Indian player Nihal Sarin emerged winner in the Chess.com's 2020 Junior Speed Online Chess Championship, beating Russia's world junior No. Follow the games live, with commentary. Hikaru Nakamura comfortably won the Creator of the Year category. The player with the highest Chess.com blitz rating at the start of the Armageddon chooses his color. W niedzielę rozpoczyna się faza 1/8 finału szachowego turnieju online Speed Chess Championship Main Event. The 2018 Chess.com Speed Chess Championship will feature 16 of the world's best chess players in an innovative eSports bracket tournament and a guaranteed prize pool of $55,000. Follow the games live, with commentary. All 2019 Women's Speed Chess Championship matches were broadcast live with full chess-master commentary on Chess.com/TV and Twitch.tv/Chess. Xiong will face either Wei Yi or Alireza Firouzja for the title. In June 2020, our Event of the Year, PogChamps, set a record for concurrent viewership with just over 85,000 concurrent viewers at peak and over a million viewers for a single stream. Ultimately, on YouTube the video received 6,833,000 views and on Twitch, the clip received 1,900,000 views. 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. 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. 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. Sign in. 2018 Speed Chess Championship can be found here. On Wednesday, December 9, Hikaru Nakamura and Wesley So played the first semi-final of the chess.com Speed Chess Championship. In its last two years, the 2009 Grenkeleasing World Rapid Chess Championship in Mainz was won by Levon Aronian, and the 2010 Open GRENKE Rapid World … Analysis board Opening explorer Board editor Import game Advanced search. 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. 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. So came back from a four-game deficit early in the match and at one point was even Simply incredible. (7) Shakhriyar Mamedyarov vs. (10) Wesley So. In the second match of the 2019 Speed Chess Championship French star Maxime Vachier-Lagrave beat the Chinese GM Wei Yi in an enthralling clash. 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. Past winners of the Speed Chess Championship include Magnus Carlsen (2017) and Hikaru Nakamura (2018, 2019). Wesley’s win is a repeat of their 2019 Speed Chess Championship quarterfinal encounter. 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