Russian grandmaster Sergey Karjakin played a draw with the current world champion Norwegian Magnus Carlsen in the fifth game of the match for the world chess crown, which takes place these days in new York.
The Challenger was playing black, but in the course of the party some time had the initiative because of the blunders of the champion, but realize the chances of winning could not. The opponents made peace after 51 moves.
“At some point I noticed that I have more time than I thought. I thought that recorded the 39th move, but it turned out that was wrong. Because of this, I made a grave mistake, made a wrong move. I was just lucky that I didn’t lose because of this party,” Carlsen was quoted by NRK.
For the first five parties, each of which ended in a draw, the score – 2,5:2,5. The sixth game will be held on November 18, Karjakin will play white.
The winner of the match will be determined in 12 games with classical time control. If the score remain equal, the November 30 will be held the tie-break with a shortened control and, if necessary, blitz.
Recall that for the 26-year-old native of Simferopol Sergey Karjakin is the first match for the world chess crown, which Carlsen in 2014 was selected the Indian Viswanathan Anand.