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Magnus Carlsen thwarts Game 5 ambush in draw with Fabiano Caruana

Carlsen and Caruana play to 34-move draw – as it happenedWorld title match remains knotted at 2½-all after five gamesMagnus Carlsen and Fabiano Caruana played to a fifth draw in as many games on Thursday in the latest episode of their world championshi…

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Magnus Carlsen v Fabiano Caruana: World Chess Championship, Game 5 – live!

World No 1 and No2 meet in Game 5 of championship matchCarlsen and Caruana still tied after YouTube ‘leak’ controversyTweet Bryan at @BryanAGraham or email him 2.08pm GMT Good day and welcome to London for today’s fifth game of the world chess champion…

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Magnus Carlsen and Fabiano Caruana still deadlocked after tidy Game 4 draw

Carlsen, Caruana play to three-hour, 34-move draw in Game 4Carlsen and Caruana tied at 2-all entering Thursday’s Game 5Magnus Carlsen and Fabiano Caruana are no closer to a decision in their world championship match after playing to a straightforward 3…

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Magnus Carlsen v Fabiano Caruana: World Chess Championship, Game 4 – live!

Carlsen and Caruana meet in Game 4 of championship matchGame 3 recap, move-by-move: Carlsen, Caruana play to drawAnd feel free to email Bryan or tweet him @BryanAGraham 1.55pm GMT Bryan will be here shortly. In the meantime here’s a quick recap off Mon…

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Carlsen and Caruana play to third straight draw in World Chess Championship

Carlsen turns tables on Caruana in Game 3 draw – as it happenedCarlsen has five games with white remaining; Caruana has fourMagnus Carlsen and Fabiano Caruana played to a third straight draw on Monday in the third game of their world championship showd…

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Magnus Carlsen v Fabiano Caruana: World Chess Championship, Game 3 – live!

Carlsen and Caruana meet in Game 3 of their championship matchResurgent Caruana draws in Game 2 (full move-by-move recap)Tweet Bryan at @BryanAGraham or email him 2.46pm GMT Cheaters never prosper! According to Norwegian journalist Tarjei Svensen, offi…

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Carlsen and Caruana deadlocked in battle of Mozart and Killah Priest of chess

The captivating rivalry at the World Championship in London may finally bring the game in from the coldNorth-west India, the sixth century. Two men play a board game on an eight?by-eight grid. The pieces are divided into four ranks, representing milita…

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Magnus Carlsen v Fabiano Caruana: World Chess Championship, Game 2 – live!

Carlsen and Caruana meet in Game 2 of best-of-12-games matchCarlsen misses win in Game 1 draw with Caruana – as it happenedSign up for The Recap, our weekly email of editors’ picksTweet Bryan at @BryanAGraham or email him 3.49pm GMT Carlsen finally cas…

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Magnus Carlsen v Fabiano Caruana: World Chess Championship, Game 2 – live!

Carlsen and Caruana meet in Game 2 of best-of-12-games matchCarlsen misses win in Game 1 draw with Caruana – as it happenedSign up for The Recap, our weekly email of editors’ picksTweet Bryan at @BryanAGraham or email him 3.49pm GMT Carlsen finally cas…

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Clash of chess stars ends in dramatic draw after seven gruelling hours

Norwegian champion Magnus Carlsen throws away victory against Fabiano Caruana The opening game of a world chess championship is often tense and overly tepid. But there was fire on the board in London as the Norwegian champion Magnus Carlsen sacrificed…

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Clash of chess stars ends in dramatic draw after seven gruelling hours

Norwegian champion Magnus Carlsen throws away victory against Fabiano Caruana The opening game of a world chess championship is often tense and overly tepid. But there was fire on the board in London as the Norwegian champion Magnus Carlsen sacrificed…

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Chess: Magnus Carlsen against Fabiano Caruana – the likely strategies

Carlsen’s two successive halfway Whites may play a key role in whether the Norwegian world No 1 retains his crownFabiano Caruana was in danger of a shock early defeat on Friday evening when the US challenger for the world crown played too passively in …

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Chess: Magnus Carlsen against Fabiano Caruana – the likely strategies

Carlsen’s two successive halfway Whites may play a key role in whether the Norwegian world No 1 retains his crownFabiano Caruana was in danger of a shock early defeat on Friday evening when the US challenger for the world crown played too passively in …

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Magnus Carlsen v Fabiano Caruana: World Chess Championship, Game 1 – live!

Carlsen and Caruana kick off €1m, 12-game championship seriesCaruana: ‘It’s great to be compared to Fischer but we’re different’Tweet Bryan at @BryanAGraham or email him 5.15pm GMT Caruana takes his time and proceeds with 15. Raf1 and Carlsen responds …

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Long battle expected as world’s top two chess players meet in London

Organisers hope for large global audience as Magnus Carlsen plays Fabiano Caruana The last time an American challenged for the world chess championship it was seen as an almighty clash of civilisations: west versus east, capitalism against communism, a…

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How yoga and hip-hop helped Fabiano Caruana challenge for the world chess championship

The aspiring filmmaker from Brooklyn takes on Magnus Carlsen this month as he aims to become America’s first chess world champion since Bobby FischerChess has fallen almost completely from the American public eye in the four decades since Bobby Fischer…

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Chess: Magnus Carlsen against Fabiano Caruana expected to be tight battle

Norway’s world champion is confident because of his superior head-to-head record but the challenger has been in good formMagnus Carlsen and Fabiano Caruana begin their €1m, 12-game world championship series at The College, Southampton Row, Holborn, nex…

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Chess: Michael Adams chases leading pack in Isle of Man International climax

England’s No1 is part of the chasing group as the hugely competitive tournament reaches its final three roundsTwo world champions and England’s Michael Adams are just half a point behind the leaders as Chess.com Isle of Man International reaches its fi…

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Chess: Magnus Carlsen hangs on to No 1 ranking while Ding Liren nears record

The world champion was unconvincing at the European Club Cup but Ding extended his winning run to 94 gamesMagnus Carlsen’s world No 1 ranking barely survived at the European Club Cup, which ended on Thursday, while in contrast Ding Liren’s unbeaten run…

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Chess: Magnus Carlsen’s No 1 ranking under pressure at European Club Cup

Any failures at the current team event in Greece could cost the Norwegian the spot he has held since July 2011The European Club Cup, which has just begun in Halkidiki, northern Greece, is Magnus Carlsen’s final warm-up before the Norwegian’s world titl…