How To Watch The World Chess Championship: Carlsen vs Caruana
The world championship is upon us. Here's what you need to know to follow this historic event.

How To Watch The World Chess Championship: Carlsen vs Caruana

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Nov 18, 2018, 11:00 AM |
117 | Chess Players

It's the biggest chess event of the year as World Champion Magnus Carlsen will try to defend his title against the American challenger Fabiano Caruana.

The 2018 world chess championship will run November 9-28, and you can follow it all on Chess.com.

Game eight will start Monday, November 19 at 7 a.m. Pacific time (10 a.m. Eastern, 3 p.m. London/GMT. Your local time: ).

Caruana will play White and Carlsen will play Black in game eight. The match is scheduled for 12 games plus tiebreaks if necessary. 

The match score is Carlsen 3.5, Caruana 3.5 after seven games.

Quick links:

Chess.com world championship coverage

Carlsen (rated 2835) and Caruana (2832) are the top two players in the world and are separated by just three rating points as they enter the championship match. It could be the closest and most exciting world championship ever, and Chess.com will bring you comprehensive coverage.

Follow the world chess championship on Chess.com:

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You can also watch the official premium broadcast of the world chess championship at WorldChess.com.

Who do you think will win the world chess championship? Join us on Chess.com/wcc2018 to be part of the action, and let us know your world championship predictions in the comments.

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