World Chess Championship: ‘Untouchable’ Magnus Carlsen Retains Title
In a rapid tie-breaker event, World number one Norwegian Magnus Carlsen held his World Chess Championship title, beating US rival Fabiano Caruana.
He beat Caruana in three time-constrained matches, finishing the American’s expectations of turning into the primary US champion since Bobby Fischer won in 1972.
This confrontation pursued a record-breaking dash of 12 drawn matches of ordinary chess.
Carlsen, who has won the title multiple times previously and was the most loved to win, took a two-coordinate lead and required just an attract the third sudden death round to seal his triumph.
Be that as it may, Caruana surrendered in the third as it turned out to be progressively clear the Norwegian would win.
Players expected to win the best of four of these abbreviated matches to take the title.
Carlsen’s triumph came after he appeared to play for the tie-breaker occasion in the twelfth and last ordinary match – drawing some criticism from previous best on the planet Garry Kasparov, who said the stunning draw offer indicated he was losing his nerve and no longer most loved to win.
Congrats to 4-time World Champion @MagnusCarlsen for defending his world title in the rapid tiebreaks! ?
We’re looking forward seeing you in January in Wijk aan Zee. #TataSteelChess #CarlsenCaruana pic.twitter.com/S0nT8qwqcE
— Tata Steel Chess (@tatasteelchess) November 28, 2018
What a world title fight. An epic contest.
Norwegian great @MagnusCarlsen prevails in the tiebreaker, ending Fabiano Caruana’s bid to become the first American world chess champion since Bobby Fischer in 1972. https://t.co/nvuTSV9i7Q #worldchesschampionship
— CNN Sport (@cnnsport) November 28, 2018
— Firas Jebri (@firas_jebri) November 28, 2018
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