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.
10.Paul Morphy Paul Charles Morphy (June 22, 1837 – July 10, 1884) was an American chess player. He is considered to have been the greatest chess master of his era and an unofficial World Chess Champion. He was a chess prodigy. He was called “The Pride and Sorrow of Chess” because he had a brief and brilliant chess career, but […]
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
10.AVRO 1938 chess tournament The AVRO tournament was a chess tournament held in the Netherlands in 1938, sponsored by the Dutch broadcasting company AVRO. The event was a double round-robin tournament. The eight players generally regarded as the strongest in the world took part: World Champion Alexander Alekhine, former champions José Raúl Capablanca and Max Euwe, future champion Mikhail Botvinnik […]