1 Dec 2016

Karjakin vs Carlsen - World Chess Champs

From Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm, 1:29 pm on 1 December 2016

It's estimated that about one billion people have followed the battle for the World Chess Championship title today. The show-down was between Crimean Sergey Karjakin, and Norwegian Magnus Carlsen. It was the first time in 20 years that New York City got to play host. Paul Spiller is the president of the Oceania Chess Confederation.

Magnus Carlsen of Norway and Russia's Sergey Karjakin

Magnus Carlsen of Norway and Russia's Sergey Karjakin Photo: chess.com

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