Russian Sergey Karjakin in the world blitz championship defeated Norwegian Magnus Carlsen, who recently competed for the world chess crown, writes Cempionatam.
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Competition players are in Doha. Grandmasters met in the fifth round of the championship. The Russians played with the black pieces.
For Karjakin the victory over Carlsen was the fifth in a row in this competition. Thus he is the sole leader of the championship.
Today chess players have to play 11 parties. Tomorrow another ten.
We will remind, Segey Karjakin and Magnus Carlsen fought for the title of world chess champion. In the end, it went to Norway. The fate of the chess crown were determined on the basis of a tie-break. Carlsen admitted that the victory over Karjakin was the most difficult in his memory.