Anton Korobov is the only Grandmaster who started off with a perfect 5-0-0 at the World Rapid Championship in Doha, Qatar. He is currently at the top of the standings before Round 6. Next in line, is Levon Aronian who is very close behind on 4.5/5.
The said above event commenced on Dec 26th 2016, with many strong GM's participating in the for a massive prize fund and the championship titles which are at stake. It is going to be an action-packed event with many exciting games to follow!
The action only gets more exciting, and there are many more rounds to come! After 4 Rounds, and many exhausting hours of play, the world champion and the contender - GM Magnus Carlsen and GM Sergey Karjakin end up in a tied score 2-2.
The World Chess Championship Match 2016 will be held between November 11 to 30th, 2016. The contestants are Magnus Carlsen - Reigning champion from Norway and the his challenger - Sergey Karjakin from Russia.