28. Nov, 2021

World Chess Championship 2021

The World Championship match between Magnus Carlsen and Ian Nepomniachtchi would originally take place in 2020 but was postponed due to the pandemic. It was opened on November 24 and takes place until December 16, 2021 alongside the World Expo in Dubai, UAE. Read more

Nepomniachtchi has had more success than most against Carlsen. Both were born in 1990 and they played three times in youth events from 2002-03, with Nepomniachtchi winning twice.

* An attacking Nepomniachtchi game played in U12 champiopnship in 2001