The Lindores Abbey Rapid Challenge 2020 online chess tournament was held in Internet, 19th May - 6th June.
Final: Daniil Dubov - Hikaru Nakamura 2-1.
Semifinals: Nakamura-Carlsen 2-1, Dubov - Ding Liren 2-0.
The FIDE Online Steinitz Memorial 2020 was held in Internet, May 15th-17th.
Open: 1. Magnus Carlsen - 12 out of 18 scores, 2. Daniil Dubov - 10, 3. Peter Svidler - 9.5.
Women: Armageddon tie-break: Kateryna Lagno - Lei Tingjie 1-0. 1-2. Kateryna Lagno, Lei Tingjie - 12 out of 18 scores, 3. Zhansaya Abdumalik - 11.5.
The FIDE Chess.com Online Nations Cup 2020 was held in Internet, May 5th-10th.
Superfinal: China-USA 2-2. China won the Nations Cup 2020 because won the round-robin stage.
Round-robin final standings: 1. China - 17 out of 20 scores (25.5), 2. USA - 13 (22), 3. Europe - 13 (21.5), 4. Russia - 8 (19), 5. India - 5 (17.5), 6. Rest of the World - 4 (14.5).
China: Ding Liren, Wang Hao, Wei Yi, Hou Yifan, Yu Yangyi, Ju Wenjun. USA: Fabiano Caruana, Hikaru Nakamura, Wesley So, Irina Krush, Leinier Dominguez, Anna Zatonskih.
The Magnus Carlsen Invitational 2020 took place in Internet chess24.com, 18th April - 3rd May.
Final: Magnus Carlsen - Hikaru Nakamura 2.5-1.5.
1. Magnus Carlsen 2. Hikaru Nakamura 3-4. Ding Liren, Fabiano Caruana 5. Ian Nepomniachtchi 6. Alireza Firouzja 7. Anish Giri 8. Maxime Vachier-Lagrave.
The Lausanne Women's FIDE Grand Prix 2020 took place in Switzerland, 1st-14th March.
1-2. Nana Dzagnidze, Aleksandra Goryachkina - 7 out of 11 scores, 3. Zhansaya Abdumalik - 6.5.
The Gibraltar Chess Festival 2020 was held in Caleta, 19th-30th January. Masters: 250 players.
1-7. Andrey Esipenko, Wang Hao, Daniil Yuffa, David Paravyan, Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, David Navara, Mustafa Yilmaz - 7.5 out of 10 scores.
Tiebreak: Final: Wang Hao - David Paravyan 1.5-2.5.
Semifinals: Daniil Yuffa - Wang Hao 0-2.
Andrey Esipenko - David Paravyan 2-3.
The Wijk aan Zee Tournament 2020 was held in The Netherlands, January 11th-26th.
1. Fabiano Caruana - 10 out of 13 scores, 2. Magnus Carlsen - 8, 3. Wesley So - 7.5.
The Women's World Chess Championship Match 2020 Ju Wenjun versus Aleksandra Goryachkina was held in Shanghai (China) and Vladivostok (Russia), 4th-24th January.
Ju Wenjun - Aleksandra Goryachkina 8.5-7.5. Ju Wenjun is Women's World Chess Champion again, she retains World Championship title.
Women's World Championship Match 2020 Ju Wenjun vs Aleksandra Goryachkina, Shanghai-Vladivostok 2020
The New Zealand Open Championship 2020 took place in Tauranga 14th-22nd January. The 127th New Zealand Chess Congress.
1. Daniel Fernandez - 8 out of 9 scores, 2. Vasily Papin - 6.5, 3-9. Kirill Polishchuk, Darryl Johansen, Brandon Clarke, Ben Hague, Paul Garbett, Herman van Riemsdijk, Russell Dive - 6. Kirill Polishchuk, Ben Hague, Paul Garbett and Russell Dive are the New Zealand Champions 2020.
The Hastings International Chess Congress 2019-2020 took place in England 28th December 2019 - 5th January 2020.
1. Panchanathan Magesh Chandran - 7.5 out of 9 scores, 2. Romain Edouard - 7, 3-6. Gergely Kantor, Simon Williams, Mate Bagi, Stany G.A. - 6.5.
The Rilton Cup 2019-2020 took place in Stockholm (Sweden) 27th December 2019 - 5th January 2020.
1-2. Elshan Moradiabadi, Arseniy Nesterov - 7 out of 9 scores, 3-10. Dmitrij Kollars, Frode Olav Olsen Urkedal, Sergey Volkov, Tiger Hillarp Persson, Gagare Shardul, Drazen Dragicevic, Luis Ernesto Quesada Perez, Martin Lokander - 6.5.
The Erfurt Schachfestival 2019 was held in Germany 26th-30th December.
1-2. Raphael Lagunow, Karsten Schulz - 6.5 out of 8 scores, 3-8. Adrian Gschnitzer, Dennes Abel, Ferenc Langheinrich, Cliff Wichmann, Tobias Kolb, Anton Zhukov - 6.
The Zurich Christmas Chess Open 2019 was held in Switzerland 26th-30th December.
1-2. Vitaly Kunin, Maxime Lagarde - 6 out of 7 scores, 3-5. Haik Martirosyan, Rasmus Svane, Grover Sahaj - 5.5 out of 7 scores.
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