– The current world champion Norwegian Magnus Carlsen deprived 10% of prize money for the reluctance to talk to reporters after the defeat against Russian Sergey Karjakin in the eighth game of the match for the chess crown in new York, said the Russian chess Federation (RCF).
“World champion Magnus Carlsen fined for absence on a press-conferences after eight of the party: the prize will be reduced by 10%,” – said in Twitter RCF.
Contender for the title of world champion Karjakin through that victory took the match with a score 4,5:3,5.
The next party will be held on Wednesday.
For 26-year-old Adams, who was born in Simferopol, this is the first match for the world chess crown. Carlsen is the reigning champion. Last year he beat Indian Viswanathan Anand.