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Former World Champion Magnus Carlsen has won the Casablanca Chess 2024 undefeated with 4.5/6, ahead of GMs Hikaru Nakamura (3.5), Viswanathan Anand (3) and Bassem Amin (1).

Watch Day 2 of the Casablanca Chess from position variant tournament now on YouTube and Twitch, hosted by IM Irene Sukandar, with live player cameras! GM Magnus Carlsen leads after Day 1, followed by GM Hikaru Nakamura in 2nd place, GMs Viswanathan Anand and Bassem Amin tied for 3rd.

This month's week of Variant Shield Arenas starts in 1 hour with the 3+2 Chess960 Arena! The winner gets a unique trophy and will keep it until the next tournament.

GM Aravindh Chithambaram has taken the sole lead in the Sharjah Masters and plays GM Sam Shankland in Round 6 today! Join us on YouTube and Twitch, hosted by IM Irene Sukandar, with player cameras on top boards for GMs Salem Saleh vs Amin Tabatabaei and Daniil Yuffa vs Arjun Erigaisi among others.

Congratulations to GM Oleksandr Bortnyk for winning the Blitz Titled Arena May '24! 2nd place went to GM Alireza Firouzja, who berserked all his games, and GM David Paravyan finished 3rd.

Watch Day 1 of the special Casablanca Chess event featuring GMs Magnus Carlsen, Hikaru Nakamura, Viswanathan Anand and Bassem Amin on YouTube and Twitch, hosted again by IM Irene Sukandar and with live player cameras from the venue.

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