World Championship: Carlsen retained the title

World Championship: Carlsen retained the title Print
Wednesday, 30 November 2016 00:00

World Championship: Carlsen retained the title.

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The FWCM 2016 shall be played over a maximum of twelve (12) games and the winner of the match shall be the first player to score 6.5 points or more. If the scores are level after the regular twelve (12) games, after a new drawing of colors, four (4) tie-break games shall be played.

Magnus Carlsen won two tie-break games and retained the title.

Full report to follow.

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 R1 R2 R3 R4    Score   
Carlsen  ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ 0 ½ 1 ½ ½ ½ ½ 1 1 9.0
Karjakin ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ 1 ½ 0 ½ ½ ½ ½ 0 0 7.0

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