World Chess Championship Match

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If the Candidates Tournament is successfully completed in the first half of 2021 the plan is to hold the match between the winner and current World Champion Magnus Carlsen in Dubai as part of Expo 2020, which has now been rescheduled to begin on October 1, 2021. It’s already been announced that the match will feature 14 games rather than 12, with a prize fund of at least €2 million.


Start Time

12:00 am

24th November 2021

Finish Time

12:00 am

16th December 2021


Dubai, UAE

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