WCC R6: Match Tied 3-3 at Halfway Point

11.18.16 After six game in the World Chess Championship Match the score is equal at 3.0 points apiece. Today's game was the quickest of the match at around an hour and a half and thirty-two moves. Tomorrow is a rest day and when the Match continues with Game 7 on Sunday, Carlsen will again have the Black pieces as he did in Game 6. When asked what the players will do on the rest day Karjakin said, "Maybe I will take helicopter!" to which Magnus replied, "I am not going to go in a helicopter, that scares me."

Players under the scrutiny of the press just before the commencement of Game 6 in the World Chess Championship Match 2016.
images courtesy worldchess.com

Replay Game 6

The match will consist of 12 games. The first player to reach 6.5 points will be declared winner and World Champion. If, after 12 rounds, the score is even, the Match will be decided by a series of tie break games.

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How to watch the Match

Complete rules the Match

Tickets to attend the Match in person

All games begin at 2:00 p.m. New York City time

Thursday, November 10 Opening Ceremony

Friday, November 11 Game 1

Saturday, November 12 Game 2

Sunday, November 13 Rest Day

Monday, November 14 Game 3

Tuesday, November 15 Game 4

Wednesday, November 16 Rest Day

Thursday, November 17 Game 5

Friday, November 18 Game 6

Saturday, November 19 Rest Day

Sunday, November 20 Game 7

Monday, November 21 Game 8

Tuesday, November 22 Rest Day

Wednesday, November 23 Game 9

Thursday, November 24 Game 10

Friday, November 25 Rest Day

Saturday, November 26 Game 11

Sunday, November 27 Rest Day

Monday, November 28 Game 12

Tuesday, November 29 Rest Day

Wednesday, November 30 Tie Breaks/ClosingCeremony

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