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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 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 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┬áto see an eventful game. The position that arose out of the opening was strategically rich and very much non-standard…. Continue Reading →

Game 4

The 4th game of the World Championship Match between Magnus Carlsen and Sergey Karjakin ended in another draw after almost 7 hours and 94 moves. For the most part of it the reigning champion, who had the black pieces, was… 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 2

Wow, what a game! Action and fireworks all over the place; sacrifices to the left, sacrifices to the right… Just kidding. Game N┬░2 of the World Championship Match between Magnus Carlsen and Sergey Karjakin didn’t offer too much excitement, to… Continue Reading →

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