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New York City will host World Chess Championship 2016

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New York City will host World Chess Championship 2016 NEW YORK, March 1, 2016: The 2016 FIDE World Chess Championship, the pinnacle of the global sport played by more than 600 million people, is to take place in New York. The month-long contest will take place in November between Norwegian Magnus Carlsen – the reigning champion and the highest ranked …

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FIDE World Chess Championship 2010

FIDE World Chess Championship 2010

FIDE World Chess Championship 2010 match pitted the defending world champion, Viswanathan Anand, against challenger Veselin Topalov, for the title of World Chess Champion. The match took place in Sofia, Bulgaria from April 24 to May 13, 2010, with a prize fund of 2 million euros (60% to the winner). In a dramatic finish, Anand won the match 6½–5½ to …

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