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 […]
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 […]
After intense battle and sacrifice of a bishop by Karjakin the game 9 ended up in a draw. Match result after 9 games is Carlsen-Karjakin 4-5. Only 3 games are left. Tomorrow at 2 pm EST will be game 10 followed by a day off and then final 2 games will decide who will be the world chess champion.
Queen and Knight are a potent combination! How can Black distract White Queen from the main action and checkmate White King with a compelling pair of a Queen and Knight? Carlsen-Karjakin result after 8 games in the world chess championship: 3,5-4,5