Norwegian grandmaster Magnus Carlsen became the world champion.
After all 12 classic chess matches in the world between Carlsen and the American Fabiano Caruana The great craftsmen were a shoe. The winner had to make a decision within four games according to Rapid Rules: 25 minutes for the game and 10 seconds in queue. Finally, Carlsen won the first three games and defended the title of world champion.
Compatibility for world rankings. Rope break
Fabiano Caruana – United States of America Magnus Carlsen (Norway) – 0: 3
The result of the match – 6: 9
Note that since 2013, he has a 27 year old Norwegian world champion and his third successful defense in London.
It is interesting that the prize fund of the match was 1 million euros. 60% – Carlsen, the rest – 450 thousand euros. In addition, the chess players of the match share 20% of the money received from the sale of paid television broadcasts.
Keep in mind Maria Muzychuk won the bronze medal of the women's world championship, while Chinese Zhu Wenjin managed to defend his title.