Carlsen and Karjakin played a draw in the fifth game of the match for the title of world chess champion

In new York in the night of Friday, November 18, was held the fifth game of the match for the title of world chess champion, in which Russian Sergey Karjakin and the Norwegian Magnus Carlsen, sirali in a draw, the official website of FIDE. The overall match score became 2.5:2.5 points. The previous four games also ended in a draw, writes UNIAN.

Party, in which the current world champion Carlsen played the white pieces, lasted more than five hours. On the 43rd move, Carlsen made a serious mistake, later Karjakin admitted that he did not pay enough attention to this course. The players agreed to a draw after 51 moves.

Match for the world title in new York last 12 games with classical time control, or until, until one of the GMS will not gain 6.5 points. In case of a tie (6:6) in the last day it will be a tie-break.

Karjakin was born in Simferopol in 1990 year and up to July 2009 (19 years) represented Ukraine. Then received Russian citizenship and began to play under the flag of this country.




Carlsen and Karjakin played a draw in the fifth game of the match for the title of world chess champion 18.11.2016

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