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Magnus

Magnus Carlsen

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MAGNUS CARLSEN – SCHEDULE (last updated 26.08.2021)

24-2

April-May

New in Chess Classic

Meltwater Champions Chess Tour

The 2021 Champions Chess Tour will, for the first time in history, determine the world’s best chess player over a full competitive season of online chess $100,000 Prize Fund

Meltwater Champions Chess Tour 2021

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23-31

May

FTX Crypto Cup

Chess24

The 2021 Champions Chess Tour will, for the first time in history, determine the world’s best chess player over a full competitive season of online chess $320,000 Prize Fund

Meltwater Champions Chess Tour 2021

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26-4

June-July

Goldmoney Asian Rapid

Chess24

The 2021 Champions Chess Tour will, for the first time in history, determine the world’s best chess player over a full competitive season of online chess $100,000 Prize Fund

Meltwater Champions Chess Tour 2021

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10-8

July - August

FIDE World Cup

Sochi, Russia

206-player single-elimination chess tournament featuring most of the world's best players. Prize fund: $1,892,500.

FIDE

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28-5

August-September

Aimchess US Rapid

Chess24

The 2021 Champions Chess Tour will, for the first time in history, determine the world’s best chess player over a full competitive season of online chess $100,000 Prize Fund

Meltwater Champions Chess Tour 2021

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7-18

September

NORWAY CHESS 2021

Stavanger, Norway

Norway Chess is one of world’s most prestigious chess tournaments annually hosting a tournament with the global top players. Every year, the chess elite meets in Stavanger to participate in this action-packed tournament, and for many players it is perhaps the most attractive tournament they participate in.

NORWAY CHESS 2021

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18-24

September

European Club Cup

Struga, Ohrid Lake, North Macedonia

33 teams. Top players: Carlsen, Grischuk, Mamedyarov, Andreikin, Harikrishna, Esipenko, Shankland, Fedoseev, Svidler, et al.

Chess Federation of North Macedonia

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25-3

September-October

The Final of the Meltwater Champions Chess Tour 2021

Chess24

The 2021 Champions Chess Tour will, for the first time in history, determine the world’s best chess player over a full competitive season of online chess $300,000 Prize Fund

Meltwater Champions Chess Tour 2021

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24-16

November-December

World Chess Championship match

Dubai, UAE

The World Chess Championship 2021 will be a best-of-14 chess match (with a potential playoff) between reigning World Chess Champion Magnus Carlsen and Challenger Ian Nepomniachtchi to determine the World Chess Champion. Prize fund: $2,000,000.

FIDE

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