2016 World Championship Video Guide

2016 World Championship Video Guide

jdcannon
jdcannon
Nov 8, 2016, 12:00 AM |
7 | Fun & Trivia

The 2016 world championship between current champion GM Magnus Carlsen and challenger GM Sergey Karjakin is the biggest event of the year.

The 12 games played in New York will decide who is the grandest grandmaster, and this guide serves as your one-stop shop for all of Chess.com's coverage of this world-class event.

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First you'll want to take a look at Chess.com's coverage leading up to the match. Knowing the context only heightens the greatness of the world championship. 

Before The Match:

How Magnus Won 2 World Championship Matches: FM Mike Klein takes you through every win from Carlsen's first two matches vs GM Viswanathan Anand, giving just a taste of what challenger Karjakin is up against.

How Karjakin Won The Candidates': IM Keaton Kiewra takes a look at the other side of the story, giving an overview of Karjakin's outstanding performance in the Candidates'. Looking for more details? Check out IM Danny Rensch's in-depth coverage of every game from the 2016 Candidates'.

Now that we've seen how both players got to the match, we'll look at some predictions for how the match will go!

Why Magnus Carlsen Will Defend His World Championship title: GM Jon Ludvig Hammer, compatriot and former second to Carlsen, knows the world champion better than anyone and walks viewers through three reasons why Carlsen will retain his title.

Chess Center: Carlsen vs Karjakin World Championship Preview: ChessCenter dedicates an entire show to previewing the match, discussing the venue and Agon's legal battle with a full panel of experts making predictions.

Recap And Analysis Shows:

After each game, ChessCenter hosts  the after-party, giving you a full rundown of the day's events with a series of high-profile guests. If you are looking for the meat and potatoes of each game, IM Danny Rensch helms an analysis program with his familiar blend of education and humor you won't want to miss!

ChessCenter: Carlsen vs Karjakin World Championship Game 1

Game Analysis Game 1

ChessCenter: Carlsen vs Karjakin World Championship Game 2

Game Analysis Game 2

ChessCenter: Carlsen vs Karjakin World Championship Game 3

Game Analysis Game 3

ChessCenter: Carlsen vs Karjakin World Championship Game 4

Game Analysis Game 4

ChessCenter: Carlsen vs Karjakin World Championship Game 5

Game Analysis Game 5

ChessCenter: Carlsen vs Karjakin World Championship Game 6 

Game Analysis Game 6

ChessCenter: Carlsen vs Karjakin World Championship Game 7 

Game Analysis Game 7

ChessCenter: Carlsen vs Karjakin World Championship Game 8

Game Analysis Game 8

ChessCenter: Carlsen vs Karjakin World Championship Game 9

Game Analysis Game 9

ChessCenter: Carlsen vs Karjakin World Championship Game 10 

Game Analysis Game 10 

ChessCenter: Carlsen vs Karjakin World Championship Game 11

Game Analysis Game 11

ChessCenter: Carlsen vs Karjakin World Championship Game 12

Game Analysis Game 12

ChessCenter: Carlsen vs Karjakin World Championship Tiebreaks

Tiebreak Analysis

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