Carlsen Retains World Title in New York City

December 8, 2016

The World Chess Championship match between defending Champion, Magnus Carlsen of Norway and his challenger, Russia’s Sergey Karjakin, concluded in New York City on November 30th. It saw Carlsen retain his title, on what was also his 26th birthday. It was by no means a convincing performance, however, one would have […check it out!]

Carlsen vs Karjakin: Eventless Draw For Penultimate Game

November 28, 2016

Chess, has a rather undeserved reputation as being dull and boring among those who are not involved in it — and after watching the 11th and penultimate game of the World Chess Championship, even I almost believed it, my dear reader. Magnus Carlsen and Sergey Karjakin spent a few hours making moves […check it out!]

Carlsen vs Karjakin: Carlsen Wins To Level The Match

November 26, 2016

Game 10 of the World Chess Championship, saw Magnus Carlsen level the scores, by finally winning a game. The defending Champion really had to do something in this game, he trailed his challenger, Sergey Karjakin, by a point and with only two games after this one, was running out of […check it out!]

Carlsen vs Karjakin: The Challenger Misses A Chance

November 26, 2016

After a day off for the players, the World Chess Championship, resumed on the 23rd November, with game 9. It would see the challenger for the crown, Sergey Karjakin, leading World Champion, Magnus Carlsen by a point. After 7 draws, Karjakin was the first to draw blood, by winning game […check it out!]

Carlsen vs Karjakin: Second Half Opens With A Draw

November 21, 2016

The second half of the World Chess Championship, got underway in New York City, with game 7 being played on Sunday 20th November. The scores were level at the halfway rest day, with defending Champion, Magnus Carlsen of Norway and his challenger, Russia’s Sergey Karjakin, having 3-points each after draws […check it out!]

Carlsen vs Karjakin Level At Halfway Stage, Game 6 Drawn

November 19, 2016

The World Chess Championship, between defending Champion, Magnus Carlsen of Norway and his challenger, Sergey Karjakin of Russia, stands balanced at three-points each after the opening six games. The match is taking place in New York City, and so far has not reached its potential. Champion, Carlsen, is known to be […check it out!]

Carlsen vs Karjakin: Game 4 Sees Another Exciting Draw

November 17, 2016

Game 4 of the World Chess Championship, was played on Tuesday 15th November, in New York City, United States. The chess world waited with great anticipation after the fight of game 3, which saw Sergey Karjakin making an error and having to defend his heart out against pressure from Magnus […check it out!]

Carlsen vs Karjakin: Game 3 Sees Thrilling Draw

November 15, 2016

The World Chess Championship match between Magnus Carlsen and Sergey Karjakin, resumed on Monday 14th November after the rest day. The match had seen two rather straight-forward draws so far, and when game 3 produced a Berlin Defence, the expectations of a fight were not high. Indeed, social media was […check it out!]

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