Chess has had tremendous growth as a sport, and stakeholders, supporters, and officials deserve praise for putting tactics into practise behind the scenes and ensuring that the ecosystem of this well-liked game expands to greater heights.
Regarding the most current development, the International Chess Federation (FIDE) has confirmed that Kazakhstan would host the following edition.
The main event will begin on April 7th 2023 and end on May 1st 2023.
Top competitors including Ian Nepominachtchi and Ding Laren were eliminated based on Magnus Carlsen’s withdrawal.
The massive reward of $2 million will be put up for grabs, with 60% of the winners taking home the cash and 40% receiving the trophy.
Given his current ELO rating of 2811, Ding Laren will be under tremendous pressure to perform admirably in this major competition.
The FIDE World Chess Championship 2023 will take place in Astana, Kazakhstan, from April 7 to May 1.
A new World Champion will be crowned, as Ian Nepomniachtchi and Ding Liren will battle to seize the throne left vacant by Magnus Carlsen’s withdrawal.https://t.co/7Y5cwzrNdb pic.twitter.com/bY74yon1Am
— International Chess Federation (@FIDE_chess) January 19, 2023
Ian Nepominachtchi has an ELO rating of 2793, and in the 13 games that have been played between these two players, Nepo has 3 wins, 2 losses, and 8 draws.
Thanks for the hospitality🤝 https://t.co/r1a5H6bg1j
— Magnus Carlsen (@MagnusCarlsen) January 14, 2023
If we add the exhibition and rapid games, Ian is in the lead, and because Carslen is a star player and a strong-willed individual, his absence will unquestionably hurt the big event’s appeal.
With 88 grandmasters now active, chess in India has experienced tremendous growth, and states like Chennai and Kolkata have worked hard at the administrative level to ensure that the chess athletic environment thrives in our nation.
The state of Orissa, which has made significant contributions to hockey, might serve as inspiration. If all states collaborate and choose a single sport, India will undoubtedly prosper as a sporting nation.