सामयिक विषय: Chess

9th Chennai Open Grandmaster Chess tournament

9th Chennai Open International Grandmaster Chess Tournament 2017

Question: Tukhaev Adam, the winner of 9th Chennai Open International Grandmaster Chess Tournament 2017 belongs to which of the following country?
(a) Belgium
(b) Russia
(c) Ukraine
(d) Italy
Ans:(c)
Related facts:

  • The 9th Chennai Open Grandmaster Chess tournament 2017 for the Sakthi Group Dr N Mahalingam Trophy was held at Nehru Stadium, Chennai.
  • Ukraine Grandmaster Tukhaev Adam (8.5) won the tournament.
  • The second spot was shared by top seed GM David Alberto (Ita), GM Czebe Attila (Hun), GM Malakhatko Vadim (Bel) and IM Nitin S (Ind) at 8.0 points.

Reference:
http://tamilchess.com/tukhaev-adam-of-ukraine-emerges-9th-chennai-open-2017-champion/
http://aicf.in/calendar/9th-chennai-open-gm-chess-tmt-2017-for-sakthi-group-dr-n-mahalingam-trophy-145912-tn-2017/
http://aicf.in/blog/2017/01/25/tukhaev-adam-emerges-9th-chennai-open-2017-champion/

london classic chess 2016

London Chess Classic 2016

Question: Who has won the title of the recently held London Chess Classic 2016 tournament?
(a) Faliano Mruana
(b) Viswanathan Anand
(c) Wesley So
(d) Magnus Carlsen
Ans. (c)
Related facts:

  • The 2016 edition of the London Chess Classic was held on 18 December 2016 .
  • Wesley So has won the title of the London Chess Classic 2016 tournament.
  • He scored 36 points in the tournament.
  • Viswanathan Anand drew his last round game against Vladimir Kramnik and finished fourth in the tournament.

Reference:
http://www.londonchessclassic.com/gct/gct_standings.htm
http://www.londonchessclassic.com/gct/gct_standings.htm

World Chess Championship

World Chess Championship-2016

Question: Who among the following has won the World Chess Championship-2016?
(a) Magnus Carlsen
(b) Sergey Karjakin
(c) Viswanathan Anand
(d) None of the above
Ans: (a)
Related facts:

  • On 30 November 2016;Magnus Carlsen won the 2016 World Chess Championship in New York City, USA.
  • Carlsen defeated Sergey Karjakin to retain the World Chess Champion title.
  • It’s the third time that Carlsen has won the championship.
  • He has reigned as world champion since 2013.
  • Magnus Carlsen is a Norwegian chess grandmaster.
  • The World Chess Championship is played to determine the World Champion in chess.

Reference:
http://www.businessinsider.in/Magnus-Carlsen-wins-the-2016-World-Championship/articleshow/55716282.cms

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