Gukesh Wins FIDE Chess Championship

  • 22 Apr 2024

Dommaraju Gukesh, at 17, becomes the youngest ever to win FIDE Candidates Chess, earning the right to challenge World Champion Ding Liren.

  • Second Indian after Viswanathan Anand to triumph in the elite event.
  • Gukesh secures highest-ever prize money of Euros 111,000.
  • Anand praises Gukesh's achievement, highlighting his arrival in the chess world.
  • Caruana misses opportunities in intense game, while Nepomniachtchi remains undefeated.
  • Zhongyi dominates Women's Candidates; Humpy and Vaishali excel, setting the stage for Women's World title clash.
  • Nakamura's tactical attempts against Gukesh end in a drawn game; Caruana's intense battle with Nepomniachtchi ends without a decisive result.