Norway’s Magnus Carlsen has retained the World Chess Championship after 12 draws in a row forced the final into an unprecedented tie break today in London.
Tiebreaks will need to be used to decide the winner of the 2018 World Chess Championship after champion Magnus Carlsen and American Fabiano Caruana played out a 12th consecutive draw in London.
Norway's Magnus Carlsen and America's Fabiano Caruana are tied at five-and-a-half games a piece as the best of 12 contest reaches deadlock after 11 draws at the men’s World Chess Championships in London.
My colleague Mike Rowbottom's delightful piece on the Bobby Fischer versus Boris Spassky chess match in 1972 jogged my memory about a visit I paid to Moscow's 18th-century House of the Unions almost 34 years ago.
The World Chess Championship remains deadlocked at 4-4 after defending champion Magnus Carlsen of Norway and US challenger Fabiano Caruana produced their eighth consecutive draw at the match venue in central London.
Defending champion Magnus Carlsen and US challenger Fabiano Caruana produced a third successive draw in their world chess title challenge match in Central London today.
World chess champion Magnus Carlsen of Norway and US challenger Fabiano Caruana concluded a seven-hour, 115-move draw in the first of their 12 scheduled games in central London today.
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World chess champion Magnus Carlsen of Norway will start the defence of his title in London tomorrow against Fabiano Caruana of the United States.
Mike Rowbottom: As London awaits world chess title challenge the memories of Fischer and Spassky's Match of the Century still reverberate
Tomorrow, in central London, Norway's defending world chess champion Magnus Carlsen will start the defence of his title against US challenger Fabiano Caruana. The 12-game match will be played at The College, in Holborn, under the auspices of an international organisation with the most inapt of mottos, namely "Gens Una Sumus" - We Are One People.
The World Chess Federation (FIDE) has announced reigning world champion Magnus Carlsen and challenger Fabiano Caruana have signed contracts to take part in the World Chess Championship Match in London.
Fabiano Caruana of the United States has been joined in the lead on four points by Azerbaijan's Shakhriyar Mamedyarov as the World Chess Federation Candidates Tournament 2018 approaches its halfway point.
Vladimir Putin has tipped Russian chess player Sergey Karjakin for future success after he suffered an agonising defeat in an epic encounter with Norway's Magnus Carlsen in the World Championship final last month.
Norway's Magnus Carlsen has successfully defended the World Chess Championship after a dramatic day of tiebreak games in New York City.
The 2016 World Chess Championship will be decided using tie-breakers after the final game of the 12-match series between Norwegian champion Magnus Carlsen and Russian challenger Sergey Karjakin ended in another draw in New York City.
The 2016 World Chess Championship remains level with one game to play after the penultimate contest in the 12-game series ended in a ninth draw in New York City.