Sergey Karjakin Current Affairs - 2020
Sergey Karjakin of Russia has won 2015 World Cup Chess Championship held at Baku, Azerbaijan.
In the final match he defeated Peter Svidler (Russia) by 6-4 score. The title of this championship was decided in the tie-breakers after both competitors had won two classical games each.
About Sergey Karjakin
- He is Ukrainian-born Russian chess grandmaster and chess prodigy.
- He holds the record for being world’s youngest Chess Grandmaster at the age young of 12 years and 7 months.
- Karjakin has won the World Rapid Chess Championship (2012), twice Norway Chess Tournament (2013, 2014) and Corus Chess Tournament (2009).