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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 7

  Why oh why….. Another draw occurred in the first game of the second half of the match. Surely everyone, including the players themselves, is eager to see some sparks in the 7th round. If this continued, I believe there… Continue Reading →

Game 5

During the first hour and a half of today’s game 5 between Magnus Carlsen and Sergey Karjakin I was quite enthusiastic to see an eventful game. The position that arose out of the opening was strategically rich and very much non-standard…. Continue Reading →

Game 3

With yesterday being the first rest day for the players, everyone came with a high expectation of today’s game, especially when Carlsen would be having his second white. In spite of a sleepy start in a Berlin Defence, finally some… Continue Reading →

Game 1

The long-awaited match of the year has begun in New York City. The world is currently witnessing the “youngest” world match ever happened in history, featuring a 25-year-old defending champion from Norway, Magnus Carlsen and a 26-year-old challenger from Russia,… Continue Reading →

Grandmaster Analyses (video)

Find in-depth video analyses by our grandmaster Niclas after each single game of the match. If you want to see more videos from Niclas check out his YouTube channel here.

Let the games begin!

Being passionate about chess the next 3 weeks really is what we were all waiting for! Let us all enjoy this amazing event full of high quality chess played in a tense atmosphere! We would have loved to provide you… Continue Reading →

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