Norway Chess 2021 is going to take place September 7-18. MINI is going to provide the official ride for the tournament. Chess branded cars will bring solid ride for players, teams, and officials.
Magnus Carlsen is the reigning Norway Chess Champion. He won last years edition after a direct battle with . Read about Carlsen’s victory in the final round here
Norway Chess 2021 participants
The Norway Chess 2021 lineup will be announced soon. The initial participants list will have modifications due to postponing the tournament to a later date.
“We were prepared to organize the tournament in May as we managed to organize the tournament in October 2020 in the middle of the pandemic. However, with closed borders in Norway and several other countries, it becomes impossible to plan and go through with the event in May.” – Benedicte Westre Skog, project manager.
There will be some changes to the player lineup, however several players are confirmed to participate in September, world champion Magnus Carlsen being one of them. More information to come.