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Magnus Carlsen vs Fabiano Caruana

World Chess Championship 2018: Fabiano Caruana vs Magnus Carlsen – Game 8

“This was a tough game. He was the one who had all the chances. So I am happy to have survived it for sure.” – Magnus Carlsen. More 🡢

Magnus Carlsen vs Fabiano Caruana

World Chess Championship 2018: Magnus Carlsen vs Fabiano Caruana – Game 7

Magnus Carlsen: “After the last game it kind of felt like I got away with murder. In that sense it’s easier to be calm about a draw today. I’m not loving it, but I’m not in any sort of panic mode either. Could have been worse. The match is still equal and with black, it’s been going OK. I’m not at all thrilled about my play today.” More 🡢

Magnus Carlsen vs Fabiano Caruana

World Chess Championship 2018: Magnus Carlsen vs Fabiano Caruana – Game 6

Magnus Carlsen avoided defeat after a dramatic 6-hour game. More 🡢

Magnus Carlsen vs Fabiano Caruana

World Chess Championship 2018: Fabiano Caruana vs Magnus Carlsen – Game 5

This was a more interesting game, where both players pushed more aggressively. Both Carlsen and Caruana made a few small inaccuracies, but for the most part, the game was even, leading to an inevitable draw. More 🡢

Magnus Carlsen vs Fabiano Caruana

World Chess Championship 2018: Magnus Carlsen vs Fabiano Caruana – Game 4

Some controversy sparked just before the uneventful game, as a clip showing Fabiano’s daily activities was briefly uploaded to YouTube. The clip contained a few shots of a laptop screen showing openings research. The clip was taken down and it’s unclear if Carlsen’s team extracted any insight from it. More 🡢

Magnus Carlsen vs Fabiano Caruana

World Chess Championship 2018: Fabiano Caruana vs Magnus Carlsen – Game 3

Another day, another draw after 49 moves. Caruana and Carlsen repeated the Rossolimo Variation from their first game. More 🡢

Is it hard to learn chess?

Learning the rules of chess can be accomplished in one day. There are six different chessmen. Master how each moves and captures, and use them to checkmate your opponents, to succeed in your chess games.

Where can I learn chess?

The best way to learn is by playing! Right here on SparkChess you can play against different computer personas (start with Cody if you never played before). The game will highlight all valid moves for a piece, so it's easy to understand and learn the rules. Then you can move to learning strategies and openings with SparkChess Premium, which features an Opening Explorer with over 100 opening variations, 30 interactive lessons and even an AI coach.

What is the best way to start learning chess?

While learning chess online is efficient, since software corrects illegal moves, playing chess with others in person can be satisfying. You and a friend or family member could tackle chess together, perhaps reading the rules in a book. Playing on a three-dimensional chess set can be a fun break from our online lives. When in-person chess is not available, SparkChess has online multiplayer for playing with friends (and making new ones).

How can I teach myself to play chess?

While learning chess rules takes one day, becoming good at chess takes longer. One proverb states, “Chess is a sea in which a gnat may drink and an elephant may bathe.” With intense efforts, chess greatness can be achieved.