The 2020 Chess.com Speed Chess Championship takes place 1st November to 13th December 2020.

The 2020 Chess.com Speed Chess Championship takes place 1st November to 13th December 2020. The 16 player final follows a long series of qualifying events which produced 8 qualifiers to go alongside the 8 invitees. There is a prize fund of $100,000 for this final phase Players: Hikaru Nakamura (World number 1 rated blitz player and winner of this event in 2018 and 2019) , Magnus Carlsen (World Champion and world number 2 blitz player – winner in 2017, the last time he played, when he defeated Nakamura), Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, Wesley So, Ian Nepomniachtchi, Vladislav Artemiev, Alireza Firouzja, Vladimir Fedoseev, Anish Giri, Levon Aronian, Fabiano Caruana, Nodirbek Abdussatorov, Nihal Sarin, Parham Maghsoodloo, Haik Martirosyan and Jan Krzysztof Duda.

Round 1 pairings: Nakamura-Martirosyan, Carlsen-Maghsoodloo, MVL-Sarin, Wesley So-Abdussatorov, Nepomniachtchi-Aronian, Artemiev-Giri, Firouzja-Fedoseev and Caruana-Duda


chess.com Speed Chess 2020 (chess.com INT) Sun 1st Nov 2020 – Sun 13th Dec 2020 – Official Site – Results – Live

chess.com Speed 2020 (16 players 4 Rds KO Indiv )


chess.com Speed 2020 (16 players 4 Rds KO Indiv )

2020-11-16 – 2020-11-17

Giri vs. Artemiev LIVE C24



Vladislav Artemiev will play Magnus Carlsen in the SpeedChess quarterfinals after beating Anish Giri 15.5:11.5!

Caruana vs. Duda LIVE C24

SCC Main Event Round of 16 | Caruana vs. Duda 2020 2020-11-15 – 2020-11-16

Congrats to Jan-Krzysztof Duda, who defeated FabianoCaruana 17-9 and qualified for the SpeedChess quarterfinals where he’ll meet Wesley So!

Nakamura vs. Martirosyan LIVE C24

He achieved a very impressive 20-5 #speedchess victory against Haik Martirosyan, losing only one game in more than three hours of play!

Carlsen praising Nakamura: “I was saying that even though it has been a long time since he has had any success whatsoever in classical chess, I still thought that in rapid formats he would be a more than worthy competitor. And I didn’t expect him to be nearly this good.”

CC Main Event Round of 16 | Nakamura vs. Martirosyan 2020
2020-11-12 – 2020-11-13

Nepomniachtchi vs. Aronian llve C24

Levon Aronian beats Ian Nepomniachtchi 14:11 and will now play MVL in the SpeedChess quarterfinals!

SCC Main Event Round of 16 | Nepomniachtchi vs. Aronian 2020
2020-11-11 – 2020-11-12

So vs. Abdusattorov LIVE C24

CC Main Even Round of 16 | So vs. Abdusattorov 2020

2020-11-08 – 2020-11-09

Congrats to GM Wesley So, who reached the #SpeedChess quarterfinals after beating GM Nodirbek Abdusattorov 18-10!

Wesley So scored a dominant 18:10 victory over Nodirbek Abdusattorov to set up a #SpeedChess quarterfinal against either Fabiano Caruana or Jan-Krzysztof Duda!


SCC Main Event Round of 16 | So vs. Abdusattorov 2020
2020-11-08 – 2020-11-09

Firouzja vs. Fedoseev 2020 LIVE C24


Wow, Fedoseev did it in the end, winning the match! Firouzja never took the lead once, but he showed incredible fight to take the match to within a game of Armageddon:

Congratulations to Vladimir Fedoseev on winning one of the most exciting #speedchess matches of all time!


SCC Main Event Round of 16 | Firouzja vs. Fedoseev 2020
2020-11-04 – 2020-11-05

Carlsen vs. Maghsoodloo 2020 LIVE C24


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Magnus Carlsen absolutely dominates in his return to the SpeedChess Championship and moves on to the quarterfinals. Final score: Carlsen: 24.0 Maghsoodloo: 5.0


SCC Main Even Round of 16 | Carlsen vs. Maghsoodloo 2020-11-02 – 2020-11-03

MVL vs. Nihal Sarin 2020 LIVE C24


SCC Main Even Round of 16 | Vachier-Lagrave vs. Sarin 2020-11-01 – 2020-11-02

ALL GAMES

chess.com Speed 2020 chess.com INT Sun 1st Nov 2020 – Sun 13th Dec 2020
Leading Round 1 (of 4) Standings:
Rk Name Pts
Round 2
1 Nakamura, Hikaru
1 Fedoseev, Vladimir
1 So, Wesley
1 Duda, Jan-Krzysztof
1 Carlsen, Magnus
1 Artemiev, Vladislav
1 Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime
1 Aronian, Levon
Round 1
1 Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime 16.5
2 Sarin, Nihal 11.5
1 Carlsen, Magnus 24
2 Maghsoodloo, Parham 5
1 Fedoseev, Vladimir 15
2 Firouzja, Alireza 14
1 So, Wesley 18
2 Abdusattorov, Nodirbek 10
1 Aronian, Levon 14
2 Nepomniachtchi, Ian 11
1 Nakamura, Hikaru 21
2 Martirosyan, Haik 5
1 Duda, Jan-Krzysztof 17
2 Caruana, Fabiano 9
1 Artemiev, Vladislav 15.5
2 Giri, Anish 11.5
16 players