Poland’s Jan-Krysztof Duda has emerged as Magnus Carlsen’s newest nemesis. Duda has now beaten the World Chess Champion three times in the past several months.
Duda’s first win against Magnus Carlsen
In May 2020, Duda achieved his first victory over the reigning World Chess Champion Magnus Carlsen in Rapid Chess, beating Carlsen in Round 7 of the Lindores Abbey Rapid Chess Challenge.
Duda breaks Carlsen’s 125-game unbeaten streak!
Next, in October 2020, Duda defeated Magnus Carlsen in Classical Chess at the Altibox Norway Chess tournament. Duda’s victory was his first win in Classical Chess against the World Champion Magnus!
Carlsen’s defeat was his first loss in Classical Chess after setting a world record 125-game unbeaten streak.