Magnus Carlsen has stormed back at the World Chess Championship
Saturday, 26 November 2016 () NEW YORK — The 2016 World Chess Championship between title-holder Magnus Carlsen of Norway and Sergey Karjakin of Russia was shaping up to be a tense festival of long games that ended up as draws — until last week, when in Game 8 Carlsen overpressed with the white pieces and went down to defeat.
In a soundproof glass box, Magnus Carlsen won the World Chess Championship on Wednesday evening. After his final move, viewers saw Carlsen give "an exuberant double-fist pump." This is Carlsen's third time winning the championship. It was a celebratory moment for the world champion player, who was...