Norway's Magnus Carlsen wins FIDE World Chess Championship
Reigning world chess champion Magnus Carlsen of Norway defended his title and won the FIDE World Championship in Dubai.
He beat Ian Nepomniachtchi of Russia, securing the one point he needed to cross the seven point threshold to win the global tournament held at Dubai's Expo 2020 this month in the United Arab Emirates.
Carlsen clinched his fifth world championship title.
Did you Know
Carlsen wins 60% of the 2 million-euro prize offered by the championship.