In today's news roundup, the Senate impeachment trial of Donald Trump begins, Magnus Carlsen breaks the record for the longest unbeaten streak in chess history, and a Japanese billionaire looks for female partner for a trip to the moon.
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In today's news roundup, Indonesia's capital struggles with deadly floods, scientists catch a puffin using a stick as a tool, and Canada's army bases were invaded - by Pokémon Go players.
Several teenagers are going home with millions of dollars in prize money after winning the first "World Cup" of the video game Fortnite. The contest shows how popular e-sports have become.
Magnus Carlsen held onto his title as world chess champion by beating Fabiano Caruana in tie-breaking rapid chess games during the world chess championship.
The World Chess Championships are tied after 12 games, and will be decided on Wednesday with short, fast games. The Women's World Chess Championships ended last Friday, also with tie-breaking speed chess.
On Sunday, Nigel Richards once again won the world Scrabble championships, winning the contest with the word "groutier". This is Mr. Richard's fourth world championship win.