Russian Sergey Karjakin and the Norwegian Magnus Carlsen finished ninth game of the match for the title of world chess champion by signing a settlement agreement.
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The meeting ended with a draw, took place in new York. It lasted about five and a half hours. The Russian grandmaster played white pieces. The party stopped on the 74th move.
The tenth batch of Carlsen and Karjakin will play on. In all, the match provided by 12 parties. If they will end in a draw, GMS will play the half-time break.
Draw finished eight of the nine games played by the players parties. The account lead Sergey Karjakin – 5:4. Bookmakers believe the Russian is the favorite of the tournament for the chess crown.