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The Best Mind Wins

turning chess into the spectator sport

 

Agon Limited is the owner of commercial rights and organizer of the World Chess Championship cycle events. 


Agon Limited is the official partner of the World Chess Federation (FIDE) and owner the World Chess brand as well as commercial rights holder to the World Chess Championship cycle. The company aims to develop and commercialize chess, create favorable environment for partners, players, and brands, and to significantly expand the broadcast coverage of the sport.

Agon Limited became owner of the commercial rights in 2012. The company successfully managed the 2012-2013 Grand Prix cycle, the 2014 World Championship Match, and the 2015 Rapid and Blitz World Championships. The company operates the WorldChess.Com website, the official broadcasting platform of the Championship cycle. 

 

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2016 championship

NYC, November 2016

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The 2016 World Chess Championship Match between Magnus Carlsen (Norway) and Sergey Karjakin (Russia) will take place in New York City on November 10 - November 30.