“Karjakin defeated Carlsen in the eighth instalment of the championship match

Russian grandmaster in this game was playing with black pieces, he now took the lead in the match

Sergey Canacintra: Reuters

– Contender for the title of world chess champion, Russian Sergey Karjakin defeated the current holder of the title to Norwegian Magnus Carlsen in the eighth game of the match for the world chess crown in new York.

The Norwegian admitted defeat at the 53rd move of the game.

Russian grandmaster in this game was playing with black pieces.

Winning, Karjakin took the lead in this match, the previous seven games ended in a draw. Now the score of 4.5:3.5 in favor of it.

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.

The winner of the championship match will be determined in 12 games. If after 12 games the score remain equal, the 30 of November will be held the tie-break.

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