The current world chess champion Norwegian Magnus Carlsen and GM Sergey Karjakin at the 43rd move drew the first game of the match for the title of strongest chess player on the planet, in which the Russians played with the black pieces.
According to Adams, during the fight he heard a small noise, but “tried to concentrate on the game”. The Russian GM also noted that participation in the match for the world chess crown is “great and new experience.”
“I tried to focus on the game – Koryakina quoted by TASS. – Perhaps I where-that should be more accurate. But I did not miss any major opportunities.”
The second batch, in which the Russian player is playing white, will take place on Saturday.The match consists of 12 games with classical time control, held in new York.