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Who was world chess champion 2011?

Who was world chess champion 2011?

Peter Svidler
2011 FIDE World Cup winner Peter Svidler. The Chess World Cup 2011 was a chess World Cup tournament. It was a 128-player single-elimination tournament, played between 26 August and 21 September 2011, in Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia.

Was Boris Gelfand a world champion?

He was awarded the title Grandmaster by FIDE in 1989. A six-time World Championship candidate (1991, 1994–95, 2002, 2007, 2011, 2013), he won the Chess World Cup 2009 and the 2011 Candidates Tournament, making him challenger for the World Chess Championship 2012….

Boris Gelfand
Peak ranking No. 3 (July 1990)

Has a woman ever won the world chess championship?

World Chess Champions are players who have won a match or tournament for the World Championship at chess. Both men and women can become champion, but no woman has ever been a challenger for the title.

Who has won the most number of World Chess Championship?

World Chess Championship

  • Garry Kasparov defeated Karpov to become the 13th World Champion.
  • Vladimir Kramnik defeated Garry Kasparov in 2000, and then became the undisputed world champion by beating Topalov in 2006.
  • Viswanathan Anand, held the FIDE title from 2000 to 2002, and the unified title from 2007 to 2013.

Who Won chess 2012?

Boris Gelfand
Viswanathan Anand
World Chess Championship 2012/Winners

The World Chess Championship 2012 was a chess match between the defending world champion Viswanathan Anand of India and Boris Gelfand of Israel, winner of the 2011 Candidates Tournament. After sixteen games, including four rapid games, Anand retained his title.

Why are there no female grandmasters?

The reason there are no women super grandmasters (players at the top) is because there are hardly any girls signing up to start playing chess anymore. In the Netherlands at youth level (< 10) there are almost as many girls as there are boys, and sometimes a girl wins the national championship for her age.

Which country is best at chess?

The International Chess Federation (FIDE) governs international chess competition….Top federations[edit]

Rank Federation Average top 10 rating
1 Russia 2733
2 United States 2712
3 China 2700
4 India 2671