FIDE World Rapid Chess Championship 2023 live points table standings today, schedule, date, time, results, prize pool, live stream

FIDE World Rapid Chess Championship 2023 live points table standings today, schedule, date, time, results, prize pool, live stream

We examine the latest results, schedule, and points table standings from the 2023 FIDE World Rapid Chess Championship, which will culminate on Friday in Uzbekistan

It is confirmed that the 2023 World Rapid Chess Championship will take place at the Samarkand Congress Center from December 26th to December 29th. Notably, this esteemed tournament will include a total of 270 players, categorized into open and women’s divisions. Unsurprisingly, experts and bookmakers are backing the reigning champion Magnus Carlsen to successfully defend his title.

FIDE World Rapid Chess Championship 2023 live points table standings today, schedule, date, time, results, prize pool, live stream telecast

2023 FIDE World Rapid Chess Championship latest results, day 3 schedule, date, venue, format, & leading players

As per the latest updates, Magnus Carlsen leads the 2023 World Rapid Chess Championship with 6.5 points from eight rounds. Simultaneously, Vladimir Fedoseev holds the second position, having earned the same number of points by securing back-to-back wins on Wednesday. Occupying the third spot with the same point tally is Yu Yangyi. Given this scenario, it is reasonable to anticipate a closely contested title race.

On the other hand, Vidit Gujrathi is in sixth place with 6 points from 8 games and Arjun Erigaisi has dropped to 12th place after his winless run on Wednesday. In the women’s category, Chinese GM Zhu Jiner, Anastasia Bodnaruk, and Koneru Humpy are leading the title race with 6 points after seven rounds. On Thursday, Round 10-13 matches of open category will be played and similarly, the women’s category will host Round 9-11 games.

FIDE World Rapid Chess Championship 2023: latest results and updated standings

Open Category Standings:

Rank

Player Rating

Points

1

Magnus Carlsen 2818 6.5
2 Vladimir Fedoseev 2716

6.5

3

Yu Yangyi 2699 6.5
4 Ivan Cheparinov 2618

6

5

Daniil Dubov 2712 6
6 Vidit Santosh Gujrathi 2691

6

7

Volodar Murzin 2547 6
8 Teimour Radjabov 2691

6

9

Vincent Keymer 2631 6
10 Pouya Idani 2516

6

11

Bharath Subramaniyam 2426 5.5
12 Arjun Erigaisi 2654

5.5

13

Maxime Vachier-Lagrave 2767 5.5
14 Richard Rapport 2735

5.5

15

David Anton Guijarro 2625 5.5
16 Kirill Shevchenko 2619

5.5

17

Xu Xiangyu 2598 5.5
18 Nihal Sarin 2667

5.5

19

Maksim Chigaev 2587 5.5
20 Jakhongir Vakhidov 2527

5.5

21

Pavel Ponkratov 2580 5.5
22 Maxim Matlakov 2616

5.5

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23

Tigran L Petrosian 2604 5.5
24 Alexander Grischuk 2678

5.5

25

Giga Quparadze 2559 5.5
26 Levon Aronian 2762

5.5

27

Jorden van Foreest 2655 5.5
28 Haowen Xue 2320

5.5

29

Sabino Brunello 2651 5.5
30 Anton Korobov 2601

5.5

Women’s Category Standings:

Rank

Player Rating

Points

1

Zhu Jin’er 2431 6
2 Anastasia Bodnaruk 2265

6

3

Humpy Koneru 2444 6
4 Bibisara Assaubayeva 2436

5.5

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5

Zhai Mo 2351 5.5
6 Lei Tingjie 2517

5.5

7

Nurgyul Salimova 2371 5
8 Leya Garifullina 2287

5

9

Aleksandra Goryachkina 2486 5
10 Kateryna Lagno 2463

5

11

Vaishali R 2373 5
12 Ju Wenjun 2575

5

13

Batkhuyag Munguntuul 2322 5
14 Tan Zhongyi 2528

5

15

Zarina Nurgaliyeva 1963 5
16 Mai Narva 2351

5

17

Bela Khotenashvili 2411 5
18 Antoaneta Stefanova 2363

5

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19

Priyanka Nutakki 2205 5
20 Ni Shiqun 2362

5

21

Anna Muzychuk 2424 4.5
22 Miaoyi Lu 2239

4.5

23

Pauline Guichard 2257 4.5
24 Jennifer Yu 2217

4.5

25

Atousa Pourkashiyan 2281 4.5
26 Xeniya Balabayeva 2166

4.5

27

Ulviyya Fataliyeva 2227 4.5
28 Oliwia Kiolbasa 2320

4.5

29

Khanim Balajayeva 2246 4.5
30 Govhar Beydullayeva 2197

4.5

When & Where to watch: live stream & telecast

Fans can watch the live broadcast of the 2023 FIDE World Rapid and Blitz Championship through Chess.com/TV, Twitch, and YouTube. As per the official schedule, this event will continue with day 3 matches on December 28 at 5:00 ET/11:00 CET/15:30 IST, showcasing a prize fund of $500,000.

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