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WCC 2014

The 2016 world Chess championship was held from Nov. 11 to Nov. 30, 2016 in New York city, United States under the auspices of the World Chess Federation (FIDE). This 12-game match between the current world champion Magnus Carlsen of Norway and challenger 26 year old Sergey Karjakin of Russia would determine the 2016 world Chess champion. The time control is set at 40 moves in 100 minutes, then 50 extra minutes at move 40, and 15 extra minutes at move 60, with 30 seconds per move increment starting after move 61 has been made. A player must reach a score of 6.5 points to win the match. Tie-break games would be played after 12 rounds if score remains even. Magnus Carlsen retained his World Chess Championship title winning the rapid tie-break 3 to 1.

Games 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 Total
Carlsen ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ 0 ½ 1 ½ ½ 6.0
Karjakin ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ 1 ½ 0 ½ ½ 6.0

Tie-Break 01 02 03 04 Total
Carlsen ½ ½ 1 1 3.0
Karjakin ½ ½ 0 0 1.0

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