“Carlsen and Karjakin played a draw in the ninth game of the championship match

The Russian grandmaster is still leading in the match

-Contender for the title of world chess champion Russian Sergey Karjakin and the current holder of the title to the Norwegian Magnus Carlsen drew the seventh game of the match for the world chess crown in new York.

The opponents agreed to a draw on the 74th move, the party lasted about five and a half hours.

In the ninth installment of the white pieces were in a row.

After nine games the score 5:4 in favor of the Russians. The previous game he had Carlsen won, and the preceding seven games ended in a draw.

The next party will be held on Thursday, the white pieces will be at Carlsen.

The entire match consists of 12 games with classical time control. If according to their results in equality, the participants of the match will hold the tie-break.

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.

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