Thirty-year-old Ding won the rapid chess playoff by 2.5 points to 1.5, capitalising on Nepomniachtchi's mistakes in time trouble in the last of the shorter-format games.
CCS has also announced a Capablanca Chess Foundation as part of it’s 7th anniversary celebration.
The 25-year-old Grand Master from Thiruvananthapuram climbed up the rungs of success in the game of sixty-four squares, capturing many international titles and earning a spot in the India 'A' team.
Gujrathi won the match with black pieces as he exploited a tactical oversight from his famous opponent.
Sara Khadem competed at the FIDE World Rapid and Blitz Chess Championships in Almaty, Kazakhstan, without the hijab - a headscarf mandatory under Iran's strict dress codes.
16-year-old Kollam lad is now the best-rated teenager in Kerala.
The 24-year-old Keralite was forced to remove his socks and shoes by an arbiter after the metal detector raised an alarm during a random check.
So took home the first prize of $200,000, while Keralite Nihal was richer by $100,000.
The lawsuit, filed at a US District Court in Missouri, also lists Carlsen's online chess platform Play Magnus, Chess.com executive Danny Rensch and American Grandmaster Hikaru Nakamura as defendants.
The 20-year-old Priyanka from Andhra Pradesh was found to have a pair of earbuds -- a banned item in chess tournaments -- in her jacket pocket.