Wesley So - First Official Fischer Random Chess World Champion!
Wesley So overwhelmed favorite Magnus Carlsen, and Ian Nepomniachtchi took firm control of the battle for bronze.
So on the Brink of Title After Blanking Carlsen
Two wins today and three in a row - Wesley So is on the verge of becoming the first official Fischer Random World Chess Champion.
So Stuns Carlsen to Take Early Lead
Favorite Magnus Carlsen needs a comeback after Wesley So conjured up a terrifying Halloween attack.
Carlsen and So to meet in World Fischer Random Chess Final
The finals were decided in the fast rapid section, in a highly dramatic day of nerves, action and dispute.
Deadlocks Broken! Carlsen leads and So Sweeps
Magnus Carlsen grabbed the lead against rival Fabiano Caruana, Wesley So won twice to leave Ian Nepomniachtchi on the ropes.
Double Deadlock after Day 1 of Semifinals
Drama as Carlsen takes an early tumble, but both semifinal matches are tied after day one.
Over the Board in Norway - the Fischer Random World Chess Championship Semifinals Begin!
The qualified semifinalists join Magnus Carlsen in Norway for the over-the-board climax of the event.
Nepomniachtchi Interview: 'I dislike people who buy and sell games, ratings and titles'
The mercurial and outspoken semifinalist sat down with Chess.com ahead of his FRChess Finals appearance to make his opinions known.
Semifinalists clear - Caruana, So and Nepomniachtchi join Carlsen
The classical chess favorites all won convincingly to book their tickets to meet Magnus Carlsen in Norway.
Firouzja and So Return
Day two of the quarterfinals was a chance for redemption, and two players rejoined the event.
Quarterfinals Kick Off
There were nervous moments, but dark horse Vladimir Fedoseev was the closest thing to a surprise winner on Day One.
About The Organizers
About the organizing partners of the 2019 FIDE World Fischer Random Championship
Tickets Now on Sale for FIDE World Fischer Random Championship Semis and Final
An elite and exciting group of knockout qualifiers are now joined by top seeds as the event enters the quarterfinal stage.
So Takes the Sixth - Another Top Seed Wins Fischer Random World Chess Championship KO Qualifier
The list of quarter-finalists is now complete - American GM Wesley So victorious in the last KO qualifier.
So and Dominguez Headline Weekend's Fischer Random World Chess Championship Qualifiers
Can these two FIDE Top-10 stars punch their ticket to the quarterfinals this weekend?
Fedoseev the fifth - favorites fall in penultimate Fischer Random World Chess Championship Qualifier
Russia's Vladimir Fedoseev wins the fifth knockout qualifier, in a group that didn't go according to script.
Top seeds clash again in Qualifier #4
Former FischerRandom World Champion Peter Svidler emerged the winner of a dramatic and Russian dominated knockout bracket.
Grischuk, Svidler Star In Stacked Knockout Qualifier 4
Grischuk and Svidler will look to avoid a series of strong challengers on their way to a meeting in the qualifier finals
Vidit Claims Spot In Quarterfinals
Vidit Gujrathi defeated Sergey Karjakin in Thursday's Knockout Qualifier to advance to the Quarterfinals
Karjakin headlines Elite Knockout Qualifier 3 on Thursday
Sergey Karjakin will attempt to show off his defensive prowess on Thursday to qualify for the quarterfinal stage
Firouzja Advances to Quarterfinals
Firouzja capped off a 7+ hour marathon qualifier with a stunning victory against Jan-Krzysztof Duda
Nepomniachtchi Qualifies for Quarterfinals
Nepomniachtchi outlasted a strong field to punch his ticket to the live quarterfinals
Nepomniachtchi, Harikrishna Headline First Knockout Qualifier
The first of six knockout qualifiers will be hosted on Chess.com Sunday, Aug. 11, with GM Ian Nepomniachtchi and GM Pentala Harikrishna.
Firouzja Wins Invite
Firouzja wins a spot in the 2019 FIDE World Fischer Random Championship Knockout Qualifier
The matches will be played in Henie Onstad kunstsenter, at Høvikodden outside Oslo in Norway
Dund A/S and Chess.com announce the 2019 FIDE World Fischer Random Championship
Some of the best players in the world are participating int he 2019 FIDE World Fischer Random Championship