Magnus Carlsen Wins World Chess Championship, Retains Title

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December 1, 2016 — After weeks of matches that ended in draws, Magnus Carlsen soundly defeated Sergey Karjakin in the tiebreaker round of the World Chess Championship to retain his title.

The games are considered to have been among the most outstanding ever seen in match play.

Although the two fought to a draw in the regulation games, the high-speed tie-breaker matches showed Magnus Carlsen to be stronger and more creative.

This was the youngest pair of grandmasters ever to face off against one another in a championship match, and it is expected that there two will be playing one another again in future matches.

Magnus, the acclaimed documentary about the brilliant “Mozart of Chess” premiered at the Tribeca Film Festivals and is in theaters. Check here for theaters and times, or you can stream it immediately on Amazon Video.

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