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2016 World Chess Championship: Carlsen wins!!

TIEBREAKSCarlsen beats Karjakin 9-7 to defends crown! Carlsen hoists champion’s trophy.Photo by chess24 After beating Karjakin in Game #10, Magnus Carlsen said that he was able to “break” Sergey Karjakin. It was a pivotal moment of the match as the champion decided that with new life, he would head for the tiebreaks. “The idea was […]

Norwegian Magnus Carlsen victorious again at World Chess Championship

On a dreary, rainy Manhattan night, a huge, happy roar arose in a crowd of chess fans from around the world. Two-time world chess champion, Magnus Carlsen, had just reached for a... To view the full story, click the title link.

Watch the world's best chess player destroy Bill Gates in just nine moves

Magnus Carlsen isn’t just a fantastic chess name, it’s also a highly accomplished one. The 26 year-old World No. 1 captured (...)

Norway fetes chess champ Carlsen's tour de force

From a Nato chief's tweet to the top headlines on news sites, Norway on Thursday feted its three-time world chess champion Magnus Carlsen a day after he beat Russia's Sergei Karyakin in a breathtaking tiebreaker.

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Magnus Carlsen, the best chess player in the world, celebrates his win in New York. Photo: Pontus Höök / NTB scanpix Many congratulations to Norway's Magnus Carlsen (26) for winning the World Chess Championship for the third time. IShow More Summary

Norwegian Carlsen wins third World Chess Championship

Norwegian Magnus Carlsen extended his dominance over the chess world on Wednesday by winning the World Chess Championship for the third consecutive time on Wednesday, beating his Russian challenger Sergei Karyakin in a tiebreaker.

Magnus Carlsen Overwhelms Challenger in Tiebreakers to Win World Chess Championship

3 days agoNews : NYTimes: News

On his 26th birthday, Mr. Carlsen beat Sergey Karjakin in a series of high-speed tiebreakers, securing his reputation as a player with no weaknesses.

Magnus Carlsen wins the 2016 World Championship

NEW YORK — Magnus Carlsen defeated Sergey Karjakin on Wednesday to retain his World Chess Championship title. Carlsen, from Norway, turned 26 on Wednesday, making the victory a great birthday present. This is the third time he has claimed the biggest trophy in chess. His 25-year-old Russian challenger was a worthy foe. Show More Summary

How to win a chess match in just 2 moves

R eigning World Champion Magnus Carlsen and Russia's Sergey Karjakin will square off in t iebreakers, 25-minute "rapid" games, starting at 2 p.m. ET on Wednesday. There will be four of those. If there's still no winner, the 2016 World...Show More Summary

Battle for world chess crown heads to final tiebreaker

Neither reigning champ Magnus Carlsen of Norway nor Russian grandmaster Sergei Karyakin has claimed the world chess crown after 12 matches, throwing the tournament to four tie-break games scheduled for Wednesday.

Magnus Carlsen and Sergey Karjakin Head to Tiebreaker in World Chess Championship

5 days agoNews : NYTimes: News

The two chess grandmasters finished the final regulation game in a draw, setting up a sudden-death game on Wednesday in the tournament being held in Manhattan.

Game 12 of the World Chess Championship was nothing like what chess fans were hoping for from Magnus Carlsen

NEW YORK — Chess is a game of strategy, and reigning World Champion Magnus Carlsen was nothing if not strategic in Game 12 of his match against Russia's Sergey Karjakin on Monday. With the score tied at 5.5-5.5, the title-holder from...Show More Summary

Why chess has failed to catch on as a spectator sport

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Magnus Carlsen and Sergey Karjakin are competing in the FIDE World Chess Championship Match in NYC and are currently tied going into the final match. By all accounts, it’s been a tense competition. But watching chess being played in real time is perhaps only for die-hard fans. Show More Summary

Magnus Carlsen and Sergey Karjakin in Dead Heat in Chess Championship

last weekNews : NYTimes: News

Karjakin continued to show himself as equal to Carlsen, the reigning champion and the heavy favorite, as he forced a draw in the 11th game of the match.

Magnus Carlsen has stormed back at the World Chess Championship

NEW YORK — The 2016 World Chess Championship between title-holder Magnus Carlsen of Norway and Sergey Karjakin of Russia was shaping up to be a tense festival of long games that ended up as draws — until last week, when in Game 8 Carlsen...Show More Summary

Chess grandmasters on track for possible ‘Armageddon’ at world championship

The situation looked dire for reigning world chess champion Magnus Carlsen on Tuesday when a slew of uncharacteristic errors allowed his opponent, Sergey Karjakin, to break a seven-game tie at the World Chess Championship. By winning Game 8 in the 12-game series being held in the United States for the first time since 1995, the Russian […]

Karjakin -- Carlsen 2016: Critical Positions

The World Chess Championship is tied 5-5 after ten games. Today is a rest day. Before the match, many were predicting a victory for the reigning champion, Magnus Carlsen. Some even thought that Carlsen would retain his title in fewer than twelve games, regarding Sergey Karjakin as clearly the inferior player. Show More Summary

Federal Judge Rejects Chess Federation's Sicilian Defense, Allows Media To Report World Championship Moves

last weekSports : Deadspin

I’ve watched most of the World Chess Championships without ever actually witnessing Magnus Carlsen or Andrey Karjakin make a single move. As fun as it would be to watch the two grandmasters squirm and fret while contemplating their moves, you only need to know where each player’s pieces are to follow the game. You can … Read more...

Norway's chess champ Carlsen pulls even with Russian grandmaster

Playing with white pieces, Magnus Carlsen equalized his World Cup chess showdown against Sergey Karjakin with a victory in the tenth game in New York.

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