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Armageddon did not happen: the world champion of chess determined – Ukraine News, Sport


For the first time since 2013, Magnus Carlsen won without a single defeat.

F & # 39; championship game of the world chess, the Norwegian Magnus Carlsen victory to American Fabiano Caruana defended her world title for the third time. It is reported by the press service of the International Federation of & # 39; Chess (FIDE).

Carlsen became the world champion for the first time in 2013 and defended his title in matches with contenders in 2014 and 2016.

Magnus Carlsen (photo – FIDE)

The Grand Master of the United Fabiano Caruana hoped States lead champion of the current world on the podium, but the main part of the final game & # 39; 12 match ended in a score draw 6: 6.

On Wednesday, it was expected that Armageddon will happen (as he called the decisive blitz game) if champion is not decided in a series of & # 39; fast games. But Carlsen won three games in three & # 39; & # 39 ventwatch not; Caruana and won with a score of & # 39; 3.0 to 0.0.

According to tradition, in the third and final installment of the playoffs, the current champion disagreed with & # 39; ascension and won first time since 2013 without a single defeat.

In the last game were 51 movements.

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