Who won the 2014 World Chess Championship?

Who won the 2014 World Chess Championship?

The match was decided after eleven of twelve scheduled games. On 23 November 2014 Carlsen retained his title, winning three games, losing one and drawing seven….World Chess Championship 2014.

Defending champion Challenger
Winner of the 2013 World Chess Championship Winner of the 2014 Candidates Tournament

Who is in the candidates chess tournament?


Qualification method Player Age
Candidate nominated by FIDE Teimour Radjabov 35
The top two finishers at the Chess World Cup 2021 Jan-Krzysztof Duda (winner) 23
Sergey Karjakin (runner-up) (Disqualified, appeal pending) 32
The top two finishers in the FIDE Grand Swiss Tournament 2021 Alireza Firouzja (winner) 18

Who is leading the 2021 Candidates Tournament?

Nepomniachtchi, Ian
Ian Nepomniachtchi wins the 2021 Candidates tournament with a round to spare

FIDE Candidates 2020 Yekaterinburg RUS (RUS), 15 iii 2020 – 28 iv 2021 cat. XXI (2774)
1. Nepomniachtchi, Ian ½
2. Giri, Anish 1
3. Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime ½

Is Hikaru in the Candidates Tournament?

The Candidates Tournament 2016 was an eight-player double round-robin chess tournament, held in Moscow, Russia, from 11 to 30 March 2016….Qualifiers.

Qualification path The top two finishers in the FIDE Grand Prix 2014–15
Player Hikaru Nakamura
Age 28
Rating 2790
World Ranking 6

Who is Magnus Carlsen’s second?

Seconds. Nepomniachtchi was helped by seconds Sergey Yanovsky, Vladimir Potkin, Peter Leko and Sergey Karjakin. Carlsen’s seconds were revealed after the match as Peter Heine Nielsen, Laurent Fressinet, Jan Gustafsson, Jorden van Foreest, and Daniil Dubov.