How long does a chess game last?

How long does a chess game last?

Casual games usually last 10 to 60 minutes; tournament games last anywhere from about ten minutes (fast chess) to six hours or more.

How long was the shortest game of chess?

The shortest game in history – Guiness record. This is a rough translation from a norwegian Guinness book of Records, from 1968: The shortest game ever registered between two grand masters, was in four moves. Lazard defeated Gibaud in a chess cafè in Paris in 1924.

Can a chess game go on forever?

Chess games cannot continue infinitely unless BOTH the players wants to continue infinitely. There is a rule for draw which states that if there is no capture or pawn movement for 50 consecutive moves, then the game is drawn. Thus no chess game can exceed 6350 moves.

Who was the world chess champion for the longest time?

Magnus CarlsenMagnus Carlsen breaks record for longest unbeaten streak in chess history. Magnus Carlsen completed another record-breaking achievement when he stretched his unbeaten record to 111 successive games.