Who is the current chess world champion?
Magnus CarlsenThe World Chess Championship is played to determine the world champion in chess. Since 2014, the schedule has settled on a two-year cycle with a championship held in every even year. Magnus Carlsen has been world champion since he defeated Viswanathan Anand in 2013.
Who is the winner of the World Fischer Random Chess Championship 2019?
After several rounds, a last round was played in the form of a Final Four from October 27 to November 2, 2019, in the Henie Onstad Kunstsenter in Bærum in Norway. The winner of this last round was Wesley So, defeating Magnus Carlsen 13.5–2.5 to become the first world champion in Fischer Random Chess.
Is Carlsen better than Fischer?
There are two arguments here: Total Strength. I think there are a lot of reasons why you could say Carlsen is the strongest. Opening theory is much better, computers have made players more tactically accurate, and Carlsen has a very good universal style (Fischer is actually a pretty good comparison actually).