The World Chess Championship
comes to New York City
11–30 November 2016
Magnus Carlsen Magnus Carlsen
Magnus Carlsen Norway
VS Sergey Karjakin Sergey Karjakin
Sergey Karjakin Russia
The month-long contest will take place in November between Norwegian Magnus Carlsen and the winner of the Candidates Tournament Russian Sergey Karjakin.
I and all New Yorkers welcome the World Chess Championship back to New York City. What better place to be than the city where parks are often populated by chess enthusiasts!
The two Grandmasters will compete for a prize fund of at least $1 000 000
The 12 round match will take place between 11–30 November
The match is expected to attract a global online and TV audience of more than 1 billion fans
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