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 enough to win the game. Game 12 will follow on Monday at 2 pm EST. Magnus will have the White pieces.