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Judit Polgar to be Main Commentator for the Match

Following the official World Chess Championship Broadcast live will be as interesting as it can get: Judit Polgar, the strongest female chess player in the world and one of the nicest people in general, will be the main commentator for the Match! Judit will comment on the games directly from the studio in the venue and will be supported by additional team of commentators and guests. Polgar is the only woman to have won a…

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Official Betting Partner for the World Chess Championship Match

World Chess has appointed Unibet to be the first official betting partner in the history of the FIDE World Chess Championship Match. The 2018 tournament will be held in London from 9th to 28th November and sees defending champion Magnus Carlsen face American challenger Fabiano Caruana. Fans will be able to make quick and easy bets on a range of categories – ranging from outright winner through to number of moves. Unibet will also offer…

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S.T. Dupont and World Chess launch an exclusive limited edition pen collection

London, 8th October, 2018: World Chess, the official partner of the International Chess Federation (FIDE), has partnered with S.T. Dupont to create an exclusive collection of limited-edition pens to celebrate the FIDE World Chess Championship Match 2018, held in London. The pens will be available at S.T.Dupont. S.T.Dupont designed the pen with World Chess. It’s produced in limited edition especially for the 2018 Match.In November, Magnus Carlsen will defend his title in the championship match from 9-28…

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Checkmate – World Chess Champion, Magnus Carlsen defeats Liverpool FC rookie in landmark chess match

Manchester – Monday 8th October 2018 – Liverpool and England wonderkid, Trent Alexander-Arnold has crashed to defeat this morning in his chess match against reigning world champion Magnus Carlsen, ahead of the FIDE World Chess Championship 2018, which will take place between 9th and 28th November in London. 27-year-old Norwegian grandmaster Carlsen who has reigned over the sport for the last eight years beat 20-year-old Trent Alexander-Arnold, dubbed the “Melwood Grandmaster” after just 17 moves…

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Spectacular Venue in London

World Chess and FIDE are pleased to announce The College, a breath-taking historic building in the heart of London as the venue for the FIDE World Chess Championship Match 2018. The 10,000 square foot space in Holborn will host 400 people each day to see Fabiano Caruana challenge for the world title against the reigning Champion Magnus Carlsen. The much-anticipated match will be held in London from 9th to 28th November. Ticket prices range from…

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