Ex-Ukrainian can win the chess crown

Экс-украинец может завоевать шахматную корону

Sergey Karjakin (left) and Magnus Carlsen

The former Ukrainian and current Russian grandmaster Sergey Karjakin took the lead in the fight for the world chess crown against Norwegian Magnus Carlsen.

Chess game between Sergey Karjakin and Magnus Carlsen continues. The first 7 games ended in a draw. And in the eighth instalment (12) Karjakin managed to snatch the victory. In the party, which lasted about 5 hours, Carlsen conceded defeat at the 53rd move of the game.

So now Karjakin took the lead – 4,5:3,5.

Karjakin is now a step closer to the title than the defending champion. It is noted that after the defeat Carlsen was very angry and even furious.

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