Magnus Carlsen with White could not overcome, despite great pressure from the English opening, and a large time advantage Fabiano Caruana. The Challenger had a few difficult moments, but found good Defensive moves.

world champion Magnus Carlsen appeared with a patch over the eye for the ninth round. © Ulrich Stock

The world champion appeared to be slightly injured on Board. Below the Brow of his right eye, a thin patch glued. Carlsen had played on Tuesday, the day of rest, with friends and Norwegian reporters at a small London square football. After half an hour, he was met with Emil Gukild from the state of Oslo broadcaster, NRK. Gukild was bleeding and had to cancel the game, more Carlsen kicked.

The television reporter appeared on Wednesday picturesque obligations astert in front of his camera and had something to report, in which the word draw not to happen. Carlsen seemed to have of the incident is not harmed. He played quickly and powerfully, when he couldn’t penetrate.

a Lot of chess, again, no Matt English opening, reversed Sicilian, and two differently colored runner: Why it was in the ninth game has no winner, explains Niclas Huschenbeth in the Video.

The match ended up as a farmer’s endgame with different colored bishops, after three and a half hours of playing time in the 56. Train. With the ninth draw in a row at the start of a world Cup, the two duelists have established in London a new world record.

After nine rounds, it is now four and a half to four and a half. Three rounds are still to play. The tenth round starts on Thursday 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)

Tenth round on Thursday, the 22. November, from 16 clock
the 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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