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NBCSN to cover world championship

FIDE announced an agreement with the NBC Sports Network, the second most watched sports cable network in the US, to broadcast the world championship from 27 November. 30 minute-programmes on all games will be presented by Maurice Ashley. NBCSN will cease business at the end of the year. It remains to be seen if chess will be among the sport contents picked up by the USA Network on cable or the streaming platform Peacock.