Chess24 Legends of Chess tournament

Chess as a brain sport: 10 of the finest ever go head-to-head in the chess24 Legends of Chess

The chess24 Legends of Chess tournament is the major online event fans of the game have been waiting for. Greats of the past and present, including the last three undisputed world champions, will face each other in a unique super-tournament screened live on chess24, it was revealed today. The event, the fourth leg of the $1 million Magnus Carlsen Chess Tour, begins on July 21 and will carry a $150,000 prize fund.

Line-up — The 16th, and current, World Champion Magnus Carlsen; The 15th World Champion Vishy Anand; The 14th World Champion Vladimir Kramnik; Blitz and Rapid Champion Vasyl Ivanchuk; Eight-time Russian champion Peter Svidler; World title challenger in 2004 Peter Leko; World Cup winner and 2012 world title challenger Boris Gelfand; Netherlands No.1 and 2020 Candidate Anish Giri; Russian No.1 and 2020 Candidate Ian Nepomniachtchi; China’s No.1 and 2020 Candidate Ding Liren.

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