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November 2016

Tiebreak – livestream

Below, I will provide some sort of liveticker to keep you updated. Game 1 of the four game rapid tiebreak ended peacefully after Sergey once again did not achieve anything against Magnus’ Berlin Defence. After some unusual setup in the… Continue Reading →

Game 12

Game 12 of the World Chess Championship encounter between Magnus Carlsen and Sergey Karjakin ended in a draw. It was the final game with classical time control and took the players only 40 minutes and 30 moves to end the… Continue Reading →

Schachbundesliga in Trier: Part II

On Sunday, November 20th, the chess crowd in Trier saw the 4th round of the Schachbundesliga season 2016/17. Two matches were scheduled: SV Hockenheim – DJK Aachen and┬áSV Griesheim – SG Trier. In both encounters the favourite came out on… Continue Reading →

Game 11

Hardly action in the penultimate game. After an uneventful course of the game a draw was agreed after 3 1/2 hours. In fact, the evaluation never changed from being totally equal throughout the game. Despite having the Black pieces once… Continue Reading →

Game 10

After the 10th game of the World Chess Championship the score is even once again! Defending champion Magnus Carlsen managed to bounce back after his painful loss in round 8 and a difficult draw in game 9. #CarlsenKarjakin #worldchess2016 Finally!… Continue Reading →

Game 9

Sergey misses the knockout After Sergey took the lead in Game 8 expectations were extremely high since all pressure was on Magnus now. I actually recalled the famous encounter between Real Madrid vs. Borussia Dortmund in 1998 when one of… Continue Reading →

Schachbundesliga in Trier: Part I

On November 19th/20th rounds 3 and 4 of the Schachbundesliga took place for us in the ancient city of Trier, close to the border to Luxembourg. A nice aspect of playing in the highest German league is to see different… Continue Reading →

Game 8

I know chess is no ego-shooter, but still: “First blood”! In today’s game 8 we saw Magnus Carlsen with the white pieces trying very hard once again, but eventually overstepping the mark. After 7 draws in a row, Sergey Karjakin… Continue Reading →

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