Chess Live Updates : World number 1 Magnus Carlsen lost 2 games in a row after the period of 8 years


Chess as a sport is flourishing globally and credit should be given to stakeholders, fans, and officials who have worked hard behind the scenes to make sure the ecosystem of this popular game grow.

Taking about the latest developments in the game, World Number 1 Chess player Magnus Carlsen is going through rough patch in his career.

The superstar player lost two games in a row after a period of 8 years. Let’s us dive more into the details one by one in the below format:

In the first classical encounter, 18 year old GM Nodirbek Abdusattarov with his black pieces outclassed Magnus Carlsen after the five rounds of Tata Steel Chess Tournament.

His opponent, Abdusattarov, triumphed in the second game in the traditional row and occurrence that we have seen since 2015.

With a victory under his belt, Abdusattarov is currently in second place, 0.5 points behind Anish Giri, who is in first.

Both and Twitch Channel offer live streaming for all of the Tata Steel Tournament matches. will stream all of the matches live, and each game’s event page will provide information on how to follow it.

The first International Grandmaster from India was Vishwanathan Anand, who holds the official record of 88 Grandmasters in India with ratings of better above 2500 ELO.

Regarding the Indian Chess Ecosystem, Chennai hosted the just finished Chess Olympiad, which was a major event.