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Watch the final round of the UzChess Cup 2024 now with us and our host IM Irene Sukandar on YouTube and Twitch! GMs Nodirbek Abdusattorov and Nodirbek Yakubboev still share the lead and play with White against the two players 0.5 points behind them, GMs Alexey Sarana and Yu Yangyi respectively.

IM, and soon to be GM, Kazybek Nogerbek is the World Junior Champion 2024, beating GM Emin Ohanyan on tiebreak criteria, both with 8.5/11 points! IM Divya Deshmukh has won the World Junior Girls Championship undefeated with only 2 draws, closely followed by WIM Mariam Mkrtchyan, half a point behind!

Following a complaint by the Ukrainian Chess Federation, Andrey Baryshpolets and Peter Heine Nielsen, the FIDE Ethics Commission has reprimanded FIDE president Arkady Dvorkovich and excluded the Russian Chess Federation from membership for 2 years. FIDE and Dvorkovich want to appeal the decision.

YouTuber Paralogical has analysed our free and open database of over 5 billion games to find The rarest move in chess in an entertaining and informative video! The open source code behind the analysis is available on GitHub.

Join us now on YouTube and Twitch for Round 4 of the UzChess Cup 2024, hosted by IM Irene Sukandar and featuring player camera feeds from the playing hall! GMs Nodirbek Abdusattorov, Nodirbek Yakubboev and Yu Yangyi are currently sharing the lead with 2 out of 3 points.

Congratulations to GM Dmitry Andreikin for winning our Blitz Titled Arena June '24 with a 13-point lead! GM Akshat Chandra berserked all of his games to take 2nd place and IM Yoseph Theolifus Taher finished 3rd.

In just 3 hours, you'll have the chance to play against some of the titled players in our 3+0 Warm-up Arena before they enter the Blitz Titled Arena!