BREAKDOWN: Carlsen wins World Chess Championship after Nepo blunder again


GM Magnus Carlsen won the 2021 FIDE World Chess Championship on Friday after beating GM Ian Nepomniachtchi with the black pieces. The challenger made another big blunder and ultimately lost his fourth game, fixing the final score at 7.5-3.5 in favor of Carlsen.

Chess.com’s full report on the game with photos, quotes and analysis from General Manager Sam Shankland will be released shortly.

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Final score

fed Last name Rtg 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 ten 11 12 13 14 Goal
Magnus carlsen 2855 ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ 1 ½ 1 1 ½ 1 . . . 7½
Ian nepomniachtchi 2782 ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ 0 ½ 0 0 ½ 0 . . . 4½

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