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India and Russia declared joint winners of Chess Olympiad following poor internet connection

India and Russia were declared joint winners of the Chess Olympiad tournament after two Indian players lost their internet connection during the final round. The event was held online for the first time, thanks to coronavirus. India appealed after two of its players lost connection to their games and forfeited on time. Officials said these […]

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Magnus Carlsen wins richest and most watched chess event

Norwegian world champion Magnus Carlsen won the finale of the Magnus Carlsen Chess Tour, the richest and most-watched chess event in history. Carlsen beat Hikaru Nakamura in the Grand Final of the Norwegian’s $1 million signature tour to bag the $140,000 champion’s prize and bring his total Tour winnings to $349,500. Over the week-long final […]