The Norwegian skakfænomen Magnus Carlsen struck back and set the record when he on Sunday became world champion in lynskak.
It was the fourth time in a row, the 28-year-old Norwegian won the WORLD cup in the discipline, and it is Magnus Carlsen the first in the history to achieve.
the WORLD cup title was secured, as Magnus Carlsen defeated the Ukrainian Anton Korobov.
the WORLD cup in lynskab was played over two days in St. Petersburg, and Magnus Carlsen became world champion with 13 wins and eight draws.
Before the WORLD cup-the victory was Magnus Carlsen and Russian Alexander Grisjtsjuk the only one with three WORLD cup titles in lynskak.
the Victory brings to Magnus Carlsen, up to a total of ten WORLD championship titles in the various skakdiscipliner, which also is a record.
At the end of november defended Magnus Carlsen of his WORLD title in the ordinary chess, as he has won four times.
He came to Russia with the dream of securing a treble again by becoming world champion in both regular chess, hurtigskak and lynskak in the same year.
It came to pass in 2014, but did not succeed this time, as Carlsen had to accept a fifth place finish in the hurtigskak.
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