Magnus Carlsen and Fabiano Caruana play seven games at the World Chess Championship - live!

Magnus Carlsen and Fabiano Caruana play seven games at the World Chess Championship - live!





Game 1 ends in a draw after 115 moves!

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Carlsen stumbles with 40. … Lxc3

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During construction, there was much speculation about how Carlsen and Caruana were training, and there was a particular focus on the openings they were working on. Rumor has it that Caruana may have received additional help from a small US website called Chessable, which specializes in chess training. The guard approached Leon Watson from Chessable, but refused to reveal anything. "Of course we have to keep the names of our users very secretive," he said. "It is very important for all chess players, not just grandmasters, to keep secret the opening decisions, as they do not want the opposition to prepare for them. However, I can say that we have players of each level who use the site. "

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Caruana claps 17. Nf6

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I've just talked to British Grandmaster and commentator Daniel King, who runs the popular PowerPlayChess channel on YouTube. He was intrigued by Caruanas 10th Nh2, where Qd2 is the most common move, and says as he holds the position by level: "It's great for the match that the position opens so fast that both sides can attack & # 39 ;.

















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Game 1 is on the way!

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Good afternoon from a slightly chaotic media room in Holborn, which is unsurprising, is dominated by Norwegian journalists. I've just talked to Bernt Brennevann of the NTB agency, who tells me that he's just one of 15 Norwegian reporters reporting the Carlsen match being shown on the country's main TV station. Also quick in the gift shop, which offers some slightly risque deals. Take a step, anyone?

The press room is so full now that he only has standing room. In the meantime, actor Woody Harrelson has walked into the building wearing a suit and a light blue cap. If the rumors are true, he takes the first step.

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Woody Harrelson and Fabiano Caruana pose at the opening gala on Thursday night. Photo: James Shaw / REX / Shutterstock




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