Chess world Cup – The tension rises

In the tenth game of the world chess championship in London Magnus Carlsen and his Challenger, Fabiano played Caruana re-draw. Thus, it is in the duel between the world champion from Norway, and his challenges from the USA is now 5:5.

Carlsen led the black stones and played the Sveshnikov variant of the Sicilian opening, which had come in the tournament already on the Board once. Caruana brought an innovation, which led to a sharp game. This unusual Position. The commenting grandmasters have had trouble nailing down.

Both players were during the world Cup, a decision never so close as in this game. Any mistake could mean the immediate.

After a time trouble phase of a complicated rook endgame arose with several farmers, which ended in a draw. So many drawn games in a row, there was at the beginning of a chess world championship.

When the score was five to five now play two games to decide the world champion title. The eleventh round starts on Saturday at 16:00 German time.

Our Reporter Ulrich Stock accompanied for the world chess championship in London – here to TIME ONLINE and in TIME. Everything about the tournament you can find on our topic page.

The previous round at a Glance:

9. November: Caruana 0,5 – Carlsen is 0.5 (to the Report of the 1. Game and re-Enact, video analysis)
10. November: Carlsen 0,5 – Caruana is 0.5 (to the Report of the 2. Game and re-Enact, video analysis)
12. November: Caruana 0,5 – Carlsen is 0.5 (to the Report of the 3. Game and re-Enact, video analysis)
13. November: Carlsen 0,5 – Caruana is 0.5 (to the Report of the 4. Game and re-enactment)
15. November: Caruana 0,5 – Carlsen is 0.5 (to the Report of the 5. Game and re-Enact, video analysis)
16. November: Carlsen 0,5 – Caruana is 0.5 (to the Report of the 6. Game and re-enactment)
18. November: Carlsen 0,5 – Caruana is 0.5 (to the Report of the 7. Game and re-enactment)
19. November: Carlsen 0,5 – Caruana is 0.5 (to the Report of the 8. Game and re-enactment)
22. November: Carlsen – Caruana

Eleventh round on Saturday, the 24. November, from 16 clock
Twelfth round on Monday, the 26. November, from 16 clock

The player who first reaches 6.5 points, is the champion of the world. In case of a tie after twelve rounds of a tie-break with rapid chess games. The prize money is a Million dollars.

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