December 1, 2016

Carlsen remains World Champion!

Magnus Carlsen won the World Championship match against Sergey Karjakin with a final result of 9-7 after 12 regular and 4 rapid games in the tie-break. After three tie-break games, he led with 2-1 and Karjakin had to win the fourth tie-break game with Black. He desperately tried to create some chances for a win, but this allowed Carlsen to mate […]
November 29, 2016

World chess championship-game 12

The game has ended in a short draw. After regular 12 games, the match result is 6-6, 10 draws and one win for each other. Carlsen and Karjakin will play Tiebreaks on Wednesday on Carlsen’s 26th birthday. If 4 rapid games end up with no final result, 5 blitz games will follow. Finally, if nothing until then is decided an Armageddon game will be […]
November 27, 2016

World chess championship-game 11

The challenger and the reigning world champion are equal before game 12. World Championship match between Magnus Carlsen and Sergey Karjakin is tied at 5.5-5.5. After 34 moves, game 11 ended in a draw. Karjakin had White but could not exert any pressure on Black. Carlsen impressed with the excellent idea 19…d5 which gave him the initiative, but that was not […]
November 25, 2016

World chess championship-Game 10

Carlsen-Karjakin after 10 games: 5-5. Carlsen won game 10 and now is back in the match. Next game will be played Saturday, November 26th at 2pm EST time. If the event after 12 games is still undecided, there will be 4 rapid games, and if then still the result is equal 5 blitz games and maybe one Armageddon game will determine who will […]