World Chess

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Today marks the 11th and final round of the World Chess Qualifiers held at 

Somerset House

, London, which followers of the game may have noticed is looking a fair bit slicker than in previous years. The Championship has recently been rebranded by design giants 

Pentagram

, with the opening tournament beautifully decorated with 

Christian Montenegro

’s duelling knights.

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Qualifying players from the London Grand Prix will go on to the later stages in Tashkent, Lisbon, Madrid, Berlin and Paris, before a winner is crowned World Champion.

More information on the redesign can be found on Pentagrams site here, while tournament information can be found here.

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