Category Archives: FIDE Rapid & Blitz World Chess Championships

Jobava on 39th place in FIDE World Rapid Chess Championships 2021

Jobava started the second day very confidently by securing a draw against World Champion GM Magnus Carlsen, with very solid play. He continued playing very solidly during the day and drew some of the other top players, including GM Jan Nepomniachtchi and GM Alexander Grischuk. After the second day, he was on 7th place and […]

Jobava vs Carlsen in Round 6 of FIDE World Rapid Chess Championships

After an excellent winning streak in the first four rounds, Jobava was about to seal the deal by also winning Round 5 against the hero of the home soil, GM Jan-Krzysztof Duda. Duda had a very strong middlegame, but the tables turned around move 40 and Jobava got the initiative. At move 46, Duda tried […]