The World Championship will be decided in tie-breaker games after the regulation portion of the match ended in a tie, 6-6.
Magnus Carlsen will play rapid, blitz and potentially Armageddon against Sergey Karjakin to decide the 2016 World Chess Championship after the last classical game of their match ended in a damp squib.
The most anticipated game of the last two years lasted barely half an hour and was artificially prolonged by the rule preventing draws before move 30. Magnus clearly believes in his speed chess skills, which he’ll get to test on his 26th birthday this Wednesday.
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