Chess: Carlsen beat Karjakin in the tie-break and defended the title of world champion

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Carlsen and Karjakin

Today in new York held the final part of the match for the world chess championship between the Norwegian Magnus Carlsen and Russia’s Sergey Karjakin.

Carlsen won the third and fourth game on a tie-break and defended the title of world champion.

The world championship match

New York, USA


Magnus Carlsen (Norway), Sergey Karjakin (Russia) – 0,5:0,5; 0,5:0,5; 1:0; 1:0

The score – 6:6 (“classic”), 3:1 (tie-break, rapid)

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Recall that the final game was very equal. The grandmasters exchanged victories, and then continued to draw.