If an invited player wins a qualifying spot, he gets the cash prize, and the qualification goes down to the next eligible finisher. After the Titled Swiss Tournaments and the Playoff Qualifiers, 22 players reached the Grand Prix. Nakamura showed his class in the bullet segment, outscoring the reigning Fischer Random World Champion by a full four points in that time control. Chess Championship Online Qualifier, Leela vs. Stockfish 11, from the 2013 Chess.com Computer Chess Championship, Stoofvlees vs. Stockfish 12, CCC15 Preliminaries, Sultan Khan: Chess Champion of the British Empire. Lichess TV Current games Streamers Broadcasts Video library. Chess.com is excited to announce the winners of the 2020 Chess.com Awards. Past winners of the Speed Chess Championship include Magnus Carlsen (2017) and Hikaru Nakamura (2018, 2019). The defending champion and five-time winner, ... on Monday at 5pm when he takes on Iran’s former junior world champion Parham Maghsoodloo in the opening round of the chess.com speed championship. Nakamura comes into the semifinals on a high note. His Twitch and YouTube channels garnered huge followings, regularly hosting tens of thousands of live viewers. Round 3: 4 players, 2 matches, $12,000 prize pool, Round 4: 2 players, 1 match, $10,000 prize pool. Thank you to the 5,280 voters who submitted ballots in the 2020 Chess.com Awards; you can see all of the candidates and the voting form here. Stay connected for regular updates. Carlsen is expected to win the semis of the opposite match pairings. Community. Praggnanandhaa Rameshbabu put up a great fight, but eventually Wei Yi was a mountain too high. Sarin had beaten American Andrew Tang, Australia's Anton Smirnov and Armenian Haik Martirosyan en route the title. Past winners of the Speed Chess Championship include Magnus Carlsen and Hikaru Nakamura. Philippine-born Grandmaster Wesley So (GMWSO) will battle Thursday (9 a.m. Pacific Time) GM Jan-Krzysztof Dudam of Poland (Polish_fighter3000) in the first quarterfinals duel of the ongoing 16-player Speed Chess Championship Main Event. The Clip of the Year was another contest with an extremely clear winner. The expert panel consisted of GMs Krikor Mekhitarian and Jonathan Tisdall; IM Rakesh Kulkarni; NMs Jeremy Kane, James Canty, and Sam Copeland; Peter Doggers, Grant Oen, and Simon McNamara. Open to all who meet eligibility requirements, including those players invited to main bracket. Carlsen played in almost all of the super-tournaments that took place online and offline this year, which means he won the majority of ALL super-tournaments in 2020. 6 Alexey Sarana 18-7 in the final. Speed Chess Championship, Semifinals: Nakamura defeats So 12/10/2020 – On Wednesday, December 9, Hikaru Nakamura and Wesley So played the first semi-final of the chess.com Speed Chess Championship. Simply incredible. Sign in. GM Sam Sevian kept the match close, but GM Alireza Firouzja dominated the bullet portion of the match, 7.5-2.5. Finally, a little article interview announcing a delightful new Netflix show called "The Queen's Gambit" was read 94,000 times. - Daniil Dubov. It'll be an interesting game! [1] Begun as a challenge match in 1845, the U.S. Championship has been decided by tournament play for most of its long history. (4) Ian Nepomniachtchi vs. (13) Elina Danielian. The final of the Speed Chess Championship between Hikaru Nakamura and Maxime Vachier-Lagrave was played on Saturday, with Nakamura getting a clear 18½:12½ victory. Anna Ushenina (Ukraine) became the winner of the Women’s Speed Championship. Asian Online Nations (Regions) Cup Team Championship: Win Cash By Playing Tata Steel Fantasy Chess. The site has a freemium model in which some features are available for free, and others for accounts with subscriptions. Wesley So showed that he was a force to be reckoned with this Speed Chess Championship by eliminating Azeri grandmaster Shakhriyar Mamedyarov. Past winners of the Speed Chess Championship include Magnus Carlsen … Round 2: 8 players, 4 matches, $12,000 prize pool. 2020 Speed Chess Championship Infographics‎, 2019 Chess.com Women's Speed Chess Championships, 2019 Chess.com Junior Speed Chess Championships, 2019 Chess.com Speed Chess Championship Qualifiers, Each 2019 Speed Chess Championship match will feature, The bracket will feature the winners of the two qualifying spots, the winners of the Women's and Junior's Speed Chess Championships and 12 invited players. Duda won the $1,500 first prize and has qualified for the Speed Chess Championship's Main Event, where he'll face GM Fabiano Caruana in the first round. You can watch last year's Speed Chess Championship match between GM Hikaru Nakamura and GM Wesley So here: More information and results for the 2018 Speed Chess Championship can be found here. on Thursday as he beat Parham Maghsoodloo 14.5-10.5 in their semifinal match. While the Russian grandmaster kept the blitz portions interesting, Nakamura found ways to continue building pressure both on the board and on the clock, leading to a massive 27-8 victory for the American. Jeffery Xiong qualified for the Junior Speed Chess Championship Finals on Thursday as he beat Parham Maghsoodloo 14.5-10.5 in their semifinal match. While 2020 was a breakout year for all sorts of creators in chess, no one else had the completely radical impact of Nakamura. Community. The runner-up may surprise many, but the Online Nations Cup announcement caught the imagination of many national fans and accrued 134,000 reads. GM Parham Maghsoodloo outfoxed GM Alexey Sarana in their quarterfinal match, with strong finishes in both the 5|1 and 3|1 segments. $2007. The World Chess Championship 2021 will be a chess match between the reigning World Chess Champion, Magnus Carlsen, and a challenger to determine the World Chess Champion.It will be held under the auspices of FIDE, the world chess federation., the world chess federation. After beating Magnus Carlsen, Maxime Vachier-Lagrave reached the final of the Chess.com Speed Chess Championship, when he will face blitz specialis Hikaru Nakamura. The format consisted of four separate stages. Past winners of the Speed Chess Championship include Magnus Carlsen … So came back from a four-game deficit early in the match and at one point was even leading the defending champion. Finalmente, se alzó con el triunfo Nakamura al dejar el marcador final en 18,5:12,5. The player with the highest Chess.com blitz rating at the start of the Armageddon chooses his color. $4005. The second qualifier will take place Wednesday, August 7 at 9 a.m. PDT and will feature the top 8 combined blitz and bullet players on Chess.com in a Knockout format with time controls of 3+1 and 1+1. Mamedyarov kept the match close, but So was resilient and built an advantage late in the blitz portion, leading to an 18-12 match win. 2019 Speed Chess Championship schedule (all times Pacific): 9/2/2019 Mon 6:00 PM Match 3 (5 vs. 12) Ding vs. Shankland9/3/2019 Tue 7:00 AM Match 8 (2 vs. 15) Vachier-Lagrave vs. Wei Yi9/4/2019 Wed 7:00 AM Match 4 (4 vs. 13) Nepomniachtchi vs. Danielian9/6/2019 Fri 9:00 AM Match 2 (8 vs. 9) Duda vs. Giri10/1/2019 Tue 9:00 AM Match 5 (3 vs. 14) Nakamura vs. Dobrov10/2/2019 Wed 9:00 AM Match 7 (7 vs. 10) Mamedyarov vs. So10/3/2019 Thu 7:00 AM Match 1 (1 vs. 16) Aronian vs. Firouzja, 10/3/2019 Thu 10:30 AM Match 6 (6 vs. 11) Artemiev vs. Grischuk, (1) Hikaru Nakamura vs. (16) Vladimir Dobrov. In the final match, she took revenge on Anna Ushenina, to whom she had lost the previous Leg 1 final match. Showing unforeseen bullet chess prowess, Sam Sevian defeated Nihal Sarin 17-8. Wesley’s win is a repeat of their 2019 Speed Chess Championship quarterfinal encounter. Dubov received much acclaim for his brilliant and innovative play in 2020, and no game better demonstrates his creativity than this masterpiece featuring a novel delayed Evan's Gambit and a thrilling queen sacrifice. No tiebreaks used for cash prizes; cash prizes split equally by point total. | Picture: Chess.com Coming back from a four-point deficit hadn't been seen in the history of speed chess matches on Chess.com until Valentina Gunina defeated Alexandra Kosteniuk 16.5-14.5. Players Teams Forum. The match win means that Firouzja will face Wei Yi in the semifinal. $3006. He has been rewarded 8,766 dollars Here are the details of the world championship and how India begged the position. Everyone expected the Russian star Ian Nepomniachtchi to crush Elina Danielian in the 2019 Speed Chess Championship, and he more than lived up to those predictions with a dominating win, 27-2. Chess.com's Peter Doggers will be providing a full report covering this epic final. Nihal Sarin won the Junior Speed online Chess Championship. This year, the Chess.com Speed Chess Championships will feature a series of three innovative esports bracket tournaments featuring the world's best chess players and a guaranteed combined prize pool of $100,000. $1,0003. Before 1948, the matches were privately organised. According to a press release, five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand praised Sarin, saying, “Nihal is one of the world’s fastest juniors, and this result confirms it.” Hikaru Nakamura has won the chess.com Speed Chess Championship after blowing Maxime Vachier-Lagrave away with a 7.5/8 burst at the end. Watch the video to know more. Maxime showed the same level of play that had enabled him to knock Magnus out in the semi-final, with the final 18.5:12.5 … Sarin won against Russia's candidate. chess.com Speed Chess (2020) The Chess.com Speed Chess Championship 2020 was a 16-player Blitz knockout played online on the Chess.com server from 1 November - 12 December 2020. Alireza Firouzja was the clear favorite, and he proved it. | Picture: Chess.com Sarin had beaten American Andrew Tang, Australia's Anton Smirnov and Armenian Haik Martirosyan en route the title. | Picture: Chess.com Chess audiences had lots of great events to watch this year, and numerous events from 2020 would have been the largest event by viewership in almost any previous year. (6) Vladislav Artemiev vs. (11) Alexander Grischuk. 6 Alexey Sarana 18-7 in the final. The game featured high stakes as well as Karjakin was in contention for first place in the final round before this game halted his efforts. Xiong will face either Wei Yi or Alireza Firouzja for the title. Young Indian player Nihal Sarin emerged winner in the Chess.com's 2020 Junior Speed Online Chess Championship, beating Russia's world junior No. The engines also made radical strides in chess skill and understanding as the two core engine technologies (neural networks and brute force computing) were melded with Stockfish NNUE. The Women's Speed Chess Champion and the Junior Speed Chess Champion will automatically qualify for the Speed Chess Championships. Last Updated: 10th October, 2020 22:00 IST India's Nihal Sarin Wins Junior Speed Chess Championship Young Indian player Nihal Sarin emerged winner in the Chess.com's 2020 Junior Speed Online Chess Championship, beating Russia's world junior No. The year 2020 was also big for computer chess as audiences hungered for the elite and deep strategic play that would normally be found in classical chess tournaments. Nakamura was disappointed in his performance, even lamenting in the Twitch chat, "Pretty terrible play by me after the first eight games." In June 2020, our Event of the Year, PogChamps, set a record for concurrent viewership with just over 85,000 concurrent viewers at peak and over a million viewers for a single stream. Chess basics Puzzles Practice Coordinates Study Coaches. You can find important information on each of the events below: You can read about our previous Speed Chess Championships here: All 2019 Speed Chess Championship matches will be broadcast live with full chess-master commentary on Chess.com/TV and Twitch.tv/Chess. On Friday, GM Hikaru Nakamura won his second-straight Speed Chess Championship title, defeating GM Wesley So by the score of 19.5-14.5. The qualifiers in the main bracket will be seeded as follows: (13) Women's Speed Chess Championship Winner, (14) Invitational Qualifier Winner, (15) Junior Speed Chess Championship Winner, (16) Titled Tuesday Open Qualifier Winner. Tego dnia zmierzą się Francuz Maxime Vachier-Lagrave z Nihalem Sarinem z Indii. Fresh off his playoff victory against Magnus Carlsen in the Sinquefield Cup, Ding out-muscled Shankland, the 2018 U.S. champion, using a dominant performance in the bullet portion to suppress any chance of a late comeback. NM Ryo Chen defeated FM Marco Materia in the 2020 ChessKid Youth Speed Chess Championship Final. Grandmaster Wesley So displayed both incredible skill and speed on his route to winning the 2020 U.S. Nakamura also effortlessly combined being an elite player (winner in 2020 of the Speed Chess Championship, Bullet Open Championship, Champions Showdown (with Carlsen), and numerous Titled Tuesdays) with content creation, streaming dozens of hours every week while playing in most elite chess tournaments. 6 Alexey Sarana 18-7 in the final. All voting was by rank-choice. He also became the first elite chess player signed by an esports organization, TSM, and was at the heart of the creation and success of PogChamps. On Saturday, he will play in the final, either against Magnus Carlsen or against Maxime Vachier-Lagrave who will face each other in the second semi-final … The Candidates tournament was halted mid-event all the way back in March, and since then there have been almost no major in-person tournaments. Speed Chess Championship Invitational The Speed Chess Championship Invitational was a sixteen-player knockout tournament held Sunday, October 25, 2020 with a $8,000 prize fund. chess.com Speed Chess 2020 INFO LIVE RESULTS PGN The 2020 Chess.com Speed Chess Championship takes place 1st November to 13th December 2020. (8) Jan-Krzysztof Duda vs. (9) Anish Giri. Nakamura also effortlessly combined being an elite player (winner in 2020 of the Speed Chess Championship, Bullet Open Championship, Champions Showdown (with Carlsen), and numerous Titled Tuesdays) with content creation, streaming dozens of hours every week while playing in most elite chess tournaments. Soon after this article was released, the show rocketed to number-one on Netflix, and it hasn't left the top 10 since then. ChessKid is the official sponsor of the 2019 Junior Speed Chess Championship. Chess Championships. Duda, J-K (2743)-So, Wesley (2770) [C42] chess.com (2.12) 2020 The match consists of 90 minutes of 5+1 blitz, 60 minutes of 3+1 blitz, and 30 minutes of 1+1 bullet chess, and starts at 18:00 CET, 9:00 Pacific Time. Many reading this have discovered or rediscovered chess in the past year, and the chess community has never been more vibrant, creative, and diverse. Watch. Must be titled and rated 2500 or more in Chess.com blitz to enter. Still, Nakamura comes into the semifinal as a strong favorite. The Indian teenager had lost in the first round of the 2019 Junior Speed Chess event. The current world champion is Magnus Carlsen of Norway . In the other voting categories, the community vote counted for half of the weighted vote, and an expert panel vote of Chess.com contributors and staff counted for the other half. The first qualifier event will take place Tuesday, August 6 at 1 p.m. PDT and will feature a combined Titled Tuesday/Speed Chess Championship Qualifier tournament. In its last two years, the 2009 Grenkeleasing World Rapid Chess Championship in Mainz was won by Levon Aronian, and the 2010 Open GRENKE Rapid World … The Indian teenager had lost in the first round of the 2019 Junior Speed Chess event. The current world blitz champion is the Norwegian grandmaster Magnus Carlsen. The FIDE Chess.com Women's Speed Chess Championship was an online competition for female players held between June 18 and July 20, 2020. — Chess.com (@chesscom) November 19, 2020. Despite losing the five-minute portion, Jeffery Xiong defeated Anton Smirnov by a wide margin in their Junior Speed Chess Championship match. If match is still tied after the mini-match tiebreaker, a single armageddon game will be played: White 5+0, Black 3+0, Black gets draw odds. Anand vs. Nepomniachtchi, Online Nations Cup, Naroditsky vs. Gareyev, U.S. La final del Speed Chess Championship de ajedrez online se disputó el sábado entre Hikaru Nakamura y Maxime Vachier-Lagrave. Nakamura Confirms Speed Chess Superiority. Now, the Cavite-born native will wait for the winner of the Hikaru Nakamura-Vladimir Fedoseev quarterfinal duel whom he will face in the semifinal. The Indian teenager had lost in the first round of the 2019 Junior Speed Chess event. Elina Danielian beat Valentina Gunina 15-13 in the final of the inaugural Chess.com Women's Speed Chess Championship. The 16 player final follows a long series of qualifying events which produced 8 qualifiers to go alongside the 8 invitees. Matchups and pairings were based on FIDE standard ratings as of March, 2019. On Wednesday, December 9, Hikaru Nakamura and Wesley So played the first semi-final of the chess.com Speed Chess Championship. Nach 27 Partien stand es schließlich 21,5-5,5 und Nakamura hatte sich … It'll be an interesting game! Past winners of the Speed Chess Championship include Magnus Carlsen (2017) and Hikaru Nakamura (2018, 2019). Still, So made Nakamura sweat throughout the match. The winner of each match advances to the next line in the bracket. Tools. Chess Championships online for the first time. 5 minutes to sign up : https://go.chess.com/TryOnJunoThe 2020 Speed Chess Championship semifinals … Nakamura dominated his opponent from … Chinese GM Wei Yi was too much to handle for GM Jorden van Foreest, winning the match 18.5-10.5. GM Jan-Krzysztof Duda defeated GM Sergey Karjakin in the final and became the last player added to the Main Event. The first generally recognized world championship took place in 1886, when the two leading players in the world, Wilhelm Steinitz and Johannes Zukertort , played a match , which was won by Steinitz. Almost all major chess tournaments this year have been online. Here are the matchups and results of the 2020 ChessKid Youth Speed Chess Championship. Past winners of the Speed Chess Championship include Magnus Carlsen (2017) and Hikaru Nakamura (2018, 2019). She entered the competition as a qualifier, joined the bracket as the lowest seed and ended up winning the whole thing. Past winners of the Speed Chess Championship include Magnus Carlsen (2017) and Hikaru Nakamura (2018, 2019). The next opponent for the American grandmaster in the Junior Speed Chess Championship is Alireza Firouzja of Iran. After beating Magnus Carlsen, Maxime Vachier-Lagrave reached the final of the Chess.com Speed Chess Championship, when he will face blitz specialis Hikaru Nakamura. The Indian teenager had lost in the first round of the 2019 Junior Speed Chess event. The 2020 Chess.com Speed Chess Championship takes place 1st November to 13th December 2020. Even more attention was paid to the information article that received 639,000 reads in 2020. Andreikin, Jobava, Svidler, and Xiong got $500 while the remaining eight players took home $250. All 2019 Junior Speed Chess Championship matches will be broadcast live with full chess-master commentary on Chess.com/TV and Twitch.tv/Chess. Afterward, he said that the French grandmaster surprised him with his solid, well-rounded play. (2) Maxime Vachier-Lagrave vs. (15) Wei Yi. The match consists of 90 minutes of 5+1 blitz, 60 minutes of 3+1 blitz, and 30 minutes of 1+1 bullet chess, and starts at 18:00 CET, 9:00 Pacific Time. So came back from a four-game deficit early in the match and at one point was even Partien des Wettkampfs, erst dann gelang Fedoseev ein Remis. Chess basics Puzzles Practice Coordinates Study Coaches. Analysis board Opening explorer Board editor Import game Advanced search. It was the 3rd Speed Chess title in a row for Hikaru, but the first time he’d won the event when Magnus Carlsen played. Two spots will be determined by two qualifier events. FIDE World Chess Championships (1993–2006) Garry Kasparov was stripped of his FIDE title after he and challenger Nigel Short split from FIDE in 1993. Chess Federation. 6 Alexey Sarana 18-7 in the final. W niedzielę rozpoczyna się faza 1/8 finału szachowego turnieju online Speed Chess Championship Main Event. GM Nihal Sarin and GM Alexey Sarana face-off in the Junior Speed Chess Championship Final! (3) Levon Aronian vs. (14) Alireza Firouzja. Each 2019 Women's Speed Chess Championship match will feature, The bracket will be seeded 1-8 by March FIDE ratings, Seeding 1-16 by March FIDE rating at release of bracket, Van Foreest vs. Tari: May 16, 2019 at 10 a.m. pdt, Firouzja vs. Martinez Alcantara: May 21, 2019 at 9 a.m. pdt, Wei Yi vs. Praggnanandhaa: May 31, 2019 at 9 a.m. pdt, Sevian vs. Sarin: June 3, 2019 at 9 a.m. pdt, Sarana vs. Esipenko: June 11, 2019 at 9 a.m. pdt, Xiong vs. Smirnov: June 14, 2019 at 5 p.m. pdt, Maghsoodloo vs. Moroni: June 17, 2019 at 9 a.m. pdt, Gledura vs. Liang: June 18, 2019 at 10 a.m. pdt, Quarterfinal 1 (Firouzja vs. Sevian): July 9, 2019, Quarterfinal 2 (Wei Yi vs. Van Foreest): July 10, 2019, Quarterfinal 3 (Maghsoodloo vs. Sarana): July 11, 2019, Quarterfinal 4 (Xiong vs. Gledura): July 16, 2019, Semifinal 2 (Wei Yi vs. Firouzja): July 28, 2019, JSCC Championship final: Late July/ Early August 2019, Winner: $2,000 + qualification to the Speed Chess Championships, Each 2019 Junior Speed Chess Championship match will feature, The bracket will feature 16 invited players, The bracket will be seeded 1-16 by March FIDE ratings, Event 1 (Junior Speed Chess Championships), Event 2 (Women's Speed Chess Championships). Hikaru Nakamura comfortably won the Creator of the Year category. ChessKid is the world's number one site for kids to learn and play chess! Scoring consistently in all three segments, Wei was always in control and roughly followed the SmarterChess predictions. Even so, Nakamura held a pragmatic view of the result, "Yeah, not the best win ever, but it's a win.". These awards are an opportunity for the Chess.com community to recognize and celebrate some of the great games, players, creators, moves, and more from 2020. The World Chess Championship 2021 will be a chess match between the reigning World Chess Champion, Magnus Carlsen, and a challenger to determine the World Chess Champion.It will be held under the auspices of FIDE, the world chess federation.The match was originally scheduled for the latter half of 2020, but has been postponed until 2021 because of the COVID-19 pandemic. A total of 31 blitz and bullet games were played with three different time controls. 2.15% on deposits. Ushenina earned 8 points for her runner-up finish and tied for the overall lead in the series with Gunina. The Iranian grandmaster won 15-11 and advanced to the semifinals. Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand praised Sarin, saying, Detailed format: Two spots will be determined by two qualifier events. Past winners of the Speed Chess … 2018 Speed Chess Championship can be found here. Norway Chess stands as a rare exception. In what was the most lopsided match in the round of 16, GM Parham Maghsoodloo of Iran was way too strong for GM Luca Moroni of Italy. Ultimately, Donaldson puts together the most complete picture yet of the complex person who was Bobby Fischer. GM Benjamin Gledura eliminated GM Awonder Liang on Tuesday in what was a thriller of a Junior Speed Chess Championship match. The two-time Speed Chess Championship winner acknowledged that it wasn’t his best day, even if he did enough to get through. In a dramatic Super Final that was decided in the last bullet game, she defeated the reigning European Blitz Champion Alexandra Kosteniuk 14.5-13.5.. If match is tied after the last 1+1 bullet game, a tiebreak of 4 additional 1+1 games is played as a mini-match. In total, 5,280 votes were cast in the 2020 Chess.com Awards. Speed Chess Championship: Nakamura demolishes Fedoseev 12/4/2020 – The quarterfinal of the Chess.com Speed Chess Championship between Hikaru Nakamura and Vladimir Fedoseev was a rather one-sided affair. The second qualifier will take place Wednesday, August 7 at 9 a.m. PDT and will feature the top 8 combined blitz and bullet players on Chess.com in a Knockout format with time controls of 3+1 and 1+1. Nakamura came into the Speed Chess Championship final as a significant favorite, with Unibet listing him as a -400 pick over Vachier-Lagrave. The awards also serve as an opportunity to reflect on a year that will always be remembered for both the immediate and long-term effects of the pandemic. According to a press release, five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand praised Sarin, saying, "Nihal is one of the world's fastest juniors, and this result confirms it." Follow the games live, with commentary. The Iranian grandmaster won 15-11 and advanced to the semifinals. Das Viertelfinale der Chess.com Speed Chess Championship zwischen Hikaru Nakamura und Vladimir Fedoseev verlief einseitig und Nakamura dominierte seinen Gegner von Beginn an und nach Belieben. [2] Since 1936, it has been held under the auspices of the U.S. “Hats off to Wesley.” Carlsen Favored Over MVL in … Lichess TV Current games Streamers Broadcasts Video library. The match had ended 13.5-13.5, and four more games in overtime also couldn't bring a decision. Here are the matchups and results of the 2020 ChessKid Youth Speed Chess Championship. Still, the fans were treated to some high-level chess and a deserved victory by arguably the fastest player on the planet. 5% cash back. quarterfinal match, with strong finishes in both the 5|1 and 3|1 segments. Hakaru Nakamura únicamente se impuso en la tanda de … When considering the viewership of co-streamers participating in the event, the total number of viewers watching PogChamps at its peak was more than 150,000. Nakamura Looks for Third Speed Chess Championship Title The victory sends MVL to the final, where he’ll face off against two-time defending Speed Chess Championship winner Hikaru Nakamura. It came down to the wire. The panel and community votes differed primarily down ballot and in the computer chess category where the panel strongly preferred the ultimate victor, while the community slightly preferred the third-place finisher. All 2019 Women's Speed Chess Championship matches were broadcast live with full chess-master commentary on Chess.com/TV and Twitch.tv/Chess. 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