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Online chess is 27th E-sport by earnings

Unsurprisingly, Magnus Carlsen leads the prize money list from online chess events listed by with $843,791 and 60 cent since 2014, making him 143rd in live-time earnings among e-sporters, but unlike them he has significant otb earnings. The other chess players north of $100,000 are 2. Nakamura, 3. So, 4. Aronian, 5. Nepomniachtchi, 6. Giri, 7. Caruana, 8. Radjabov, 9. Vachier-Lagrave, 10. Ding, 11. Dubov and 12. Firouzja. Overall close to $6 million distributed makes online chess the 27th biggest E-sport in the list.