“FIDE has begun accepting bids to host the candidates Tournament-2020

– Organizers of the candidates Tournament for the FIDE chess 2020 began accepting bids to host the competition.

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“The World Chess, the official organizer of the cycle of the world chess championship, in conjunction with the FIDE has announced a tender for conducting of the Tournament in 2020. Chess Federation, sports and commercial organizations, cities and countries can become participants of the open competition and submit your entry”, – the press service of the organizers of the tournament.

“The choice of a country of the Tournament will affect the visa regime, the host city and its accessibility, the brand of the country, the infrastructure, the interest of national sponsors, interest from the media and financial conditions. Applications to host must be sent no later than 15 December 2018”, – stated there.

In 2018, the candidates tournament was held in Berlin. American grandmaster Fabiano Caruana took the final first place in the fall and will play in the match for the world title against the current holder of the title to Norwegian Magnus Carlsen.

Magnus Carlsen won the title in 2013, beating the then world champion Indian Viswanathan Anand (pre – taking first place in the candidates tournament). In 2014, he again defeated an opponent from India, and in 2016 – took precedence over the winner of the candidates tournament, Russia’s Sergey Karjakin.

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