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Online betting firm Unibet paid between €1m ($1.1m) and €2m to sponsor this year’s World Chess Championship, according to industry sources. The championship was held in London and ran from November 9-28. I

International holding company EG Capital Advisors has signed up as the second major sponsor of this year’s World Chess Championship Match, which will be held in New York from November 11-30.

Russian fertiliser producer PhosAgro has signed on as a sponsor of the 2016 World Chess Championship Match, which will take place in the US city of New York from November 11-30.