Magnus Carlsen wins tiebreak and holds the title of the World Champion. Print
Thursday, 29 November 2018 07:15
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Magnus Carlsen wins the tiebreak and holds the title of the World Champion.

Magnus Carlsen retained the title of the World Chess Champion by beating Fabiano Caruana in a series of tiebreak games on November 28. All 12 games with the classical time control finished in a draw. The players had to play tiebreak games, which began with a series of four rapid games and ended with Magnus Carlsen winning the tiebreak with a score of 3:0 and the Match with a final score of 9:6. Magnus Carlsen won his forth FIDE World Championship Match and will hold the title of World Champion for next two years.

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Photo by Anastasia Karlovich


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