2018-11-09

World Chess Championship 2018

The 2018 FIDE World Chess Championship is held in College, London between November 9th and  November 26th. The Norwegian World Champion Magnus Carlsen and Fabiano Caruana from US fight in 12-game classical match. The winner is the first player who reaches 6.5 points.
The prize fund is 1 million EURO.
The time control is classical 100 minutes for 40 moves, then 50 minutes for 20 moves and then 15 minutes to the end of the game, with a 30-second increment from move 1.
In case of a 6-6 tie the winner will be decided by a tiebreak of two rapid games 25+10 followed by two 5+3 games. If still a tie up to four more mini-matches will be played followed by an Armageddon.

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Schedule: UTC
Game 1    Nov 9, 2018    15:00 
Game 2    Nov 10, 2018    15:00 
Game 3    Nov 12, 2018    15:00 
Game 4    Nov 13, 2018    15:00 
Game 5    Nov 15, 2018    15:00 
Game 6    Nov 16, 2018    15:00 
Game 7    Nov 18, 2018    15:00 
Game 8    Nov 19, 2018    15:00 
Game 9    Nov 21, 2018    15:00 
Game 10    Nov 22, 2018    15:00 
Game 11    Nov 24, 2018    15:00 
Game 12    Nov 26, 2018    15:00

Watch the games of the World Chess Championship 2018 LIVE with computer analysis and comments on chess.com/wcc2018, on chessbomb.com/arena/2018-wcc and on chess.com/events/2018-wcc via ChessBomb & Chess.com

Read Mike Klein's and PeterDoggers' analysis of the games of the World Chess Championship 2018 at Chess.com
Game 8: Carlsen Dodges Bullet In Sveshnikov Sicilian 
Game 7: Another Queen's Gambit, Another Draw
Game 6: Caruana Misses 'Impossible' Win
Game 5: Caruana's Surprise Gambit Doesn't Break Impasse
Game 4: Draw Again Despite Release Of Caruana's Training Notes
Game 3: Caruana Repeats Rossolimo But Can't Break Carlsen
Game 2: Carlsen 'Grovels' To Draw After Caruana's Opening Surprise 
Game 1: Caruana Struggles But Holds Draw Against Carlsen