Magnus Carlsen, who won the world Cup duel with the classical cooling-off period, against Fabiano Caruana (USA), triumphed with 17 points and remained unbeaten. Already 2009, 2014 and 2017, the 28-year-old Norwegian had won this title.
At the lightning world Championships, the clock was three minutes for each player plus two seconds per round played train. In the days before staged rapid chess championship, Carlsen was ranked 5. Now he was back again in the success trace. (sda)
Created: 31.12.2018, 10:59 PM