World Championship Tiebreaks: Game Analysis

World Championship Tiebreaks: Game Analysis

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GM RLH2
Nov 30, 2016, 11:53 AM |
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World Champion Magnus Carlsen and challenger Sergey Karjakin enter Wednesday's tiebreaks tied with 6 points apiece. In the 12 games with the classical time control, only two were decisive. Rapid games - 25 minutes to start, with 10 seconds added per move - is notorious for producing more winners (and losers). Follow this match for a game-by-game breakdown of the action.

Game 1

Game 2 - Houdini save
Game 3 - Magnus Wows
Game 4 - Beautiful mate