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World Chess Championship 2018: Fabiano Caruana vs Magnus Carlsen – Tiebreaks

After three Rapid games and with as many wins, Magnus Carlsen retains his title for another two years.

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World Chess Championship 2018: Fabiano Caruana vs Magnus Carlsen – Game 12

Magnus Carlsen vs Fabiano Caruana

Carlsen offers a draw from his superior position and Caruana accepts! This is quite disappointing.

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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.

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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

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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!

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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.

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