Magnus Carlsen wins third world chess title

Magnus Carlsen wins third world chess title
 

Magnus Carlsen of Norway has won the World Chess Championship for the third time after defeating challenger Sergey Karjakin of Russia.
Carlsen, 25, sealed victory following a series of tiebreakers at the finals held in New York.
Organisers said the games were followed by about six million chess fans around the world.
The prize of $1.1m (£879,000) is divided between the two players with the winner taking 60%.
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1 December 2016 in World News, Views: 49
Source: BBC
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