The third stage of the Champions Tour, organized by Magnus Carlsen, called "Opera Euro Rapid", has become the most-watched chess tournament in history.

According to, the official Twitter account of the competition announced this.

 Before the final match, 282,909 spectators watched the race live.

Azerbaijani chess player Teymur Rajabov was third at the Opera Euro Rapid. All matches of the 34-year-old grandmaster were broadcast live on the Facebook and YouTube pages of the Report News Agency.