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World Chess Championship 2018: Magnus Carlsen vs Fabiano Caruana – Game 11

Magnus Carlsen vs Fabiano Caruana

The shortest round of this Championship ends with another draw.

“There’s a lot riding on the last game. It will be tense for both of us.” – Fabiano Caruana.

World Chess Championship 2018: Fabiano Caruana vs Magnus Carlsen – Game 10

Magnus Carlsen vs Fabiano Caruana

“I felt that it was very close tonight. The problem is if I don’t mate I’m losing. So I was trying to find some middle ground and my time was running out. I don’t know. I was just so nervous, I couldn’t make it happen. It ended up just being nothing.” – Magnus Carlsen

World Chess Championship 2018: Fabiano Caruana vs Magnus Carlsen – Game 9

Magnus Carlsen vs Fabiano Caruana

After the game, Magnus Carlsen declared that “I was very happy with the opening, obviously. You cannot expect more than what I had for sure.” With few rounds remaining, a tie-break becomes a distinct possibility, where Carslen is considered the favorite. Despite the anticlimactic draw, a new record was set: the longest streak of games ending in draw in a chess championship match!

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

Magnus Carlsen vs Fabiano Caruana

“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.

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

Magnus Carlsen vs Fabiano Caruana

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.”

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

Magnus Carlsen vs Fabiano Caruana

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