Gukesh wins the 2024 FIDE Candidates

Gukesh D, India

Photo: David Llada

Last year’s runner-up in Tepe Sigeman Chess Tournament, Gukesh D, India, wins the 2024 FIDE Candidates tournament, with a score of 9/14. This means that he will play the current world champion Ding Liren, China, for the world championship title.

At the same time, Tan Zhongyi, China, qualified for the women’s world championship match against this year’s Tepe Sigeman Chess Torunament participant, world champion Wenjun Ju, China. Tan Zhongyi’s score was also 9/14.