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Everything you need to know about Carlsen vs Karjakin

PostPosted: Fri Nov 11, 2016 5:47 pm
by johncenaa
World Championship

The World Chess Championship Match 2016, will be held from 11 to 30 November, will be contested by 25-year old reigning champion Magnus Carlsen of Norway and his challenger, 26-year old Sergey Karjakin of Russia — and this is the first time that two players who have come of age in the computer era are fighting for the title and represent a generational shift in chess.

The Championship consists of 12 games. To win, a player must reach a score of 6.5 points. After 12 rounds, if the score is even, there will be tie-breaks.


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