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Chess: Samarkand is hosting the World Championship

Chess: Samarkand is hosting the World Championship

 Samarkand is going to host the world championship in blitz and rapid chess on December 25-30.

The first World Championship in this direction was held in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on December 25-31 in 2017, and the V World Championship was held in Almaty, Kazakhstan on December 25-31, in 2022.

The prize pool of the VI World Championship, which will be held in Samarkand, is 1 million US dollars.

Grandmasters who are ranked high in the world - Magnus Carlsen, Daniil Dubov, Nodirbek Abdusattarov, Gukesh Dommaradju, Vincent Kaymer, Shakhriyar Mamedyarov, Yan-Khishtov Duda, Yu Yan'i, Maxim Vasche-Lagrave, Levon Aronian are expected to participate in the World Championship.

The opening ceremony of the championship will be held on December 25.


Date edited: 25/12/2023 14:22.   Views: 196
 
Article URL: https://samarkand.uz/en/press/news/shaxmat-jahon-chempionatiga-samarqand-mezbonlik-qiladi

 

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