World number one chess player Magnus Carlsen has won the most lucrative online tournament to date after emerging victorious at the end of an event named after him.
This year's International Chess Federation (FIDE) World Championship match is set to be postponed until 2021.
Magnus Carlsen announced the Chessable Masters as the third leg of his $1million (£798,000/€888,000) online tour.
World chess champion Magnus Carlsen has announced the creation of a new online chess tournament series with a total prize pot of $1 million (£826,000/€924,000).
World chess champion Magnus Carlsen is launching a new online tournament later this month, to help fill the void in the absence of over-the-board chess, which has been suspended because of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
Magnus Carlsen earned his fifth title after winning a tie-break at the King Salman Blitz World Chess Championships in Moscow.
Defending champion Magnus Carlsen of Norway suffered a rare defeat but recovered to lead the men's standings after the opening day of play at the King Salman World Blitz Championships in Moscow.
Norwegian star Magnus Carlsen secured his third rapid title at the King Salman World Rapid Chess Championships in Moscow.