2018 World Chess Championship Match

Update – All nine games have been draws!

This is the first time in the World Chess Championship that all 9 games have been draws.  I knew this was going to be a very close match, but did not expect this to happen!

Here is the schedule of the 2018 World Chess Championship Match

GM Magnus Carlsen – Rating 2835  vs. GM Fabiano Caruana – Rating 2833

All games start at 10am our time.

Game One – Friday, 11/9                Game Two – Saturday, 11/10          Game Three – 11/12

Game Four – Tuesday, 11/13        Game Five – Thursday, 11/15          Game Six – Friday, 11/16

Game Seven – Sunday, 11/18       Game Eight – Monday, 11/19          Game Nine – Wednesday, 11/21

Game Ten – Thursday, 11/22        Game Eleven – Saturday, 11/24      Game Twelve – Monday, 11/26

Rapid and Blitz Playoffs if needed – Wednesday, November 28

The time controls for the match are 100 minutes each side for 40 moves, then 50 minutes to move 60, then another 15 minutes.  Each player gets a 30 second increment per move starting on the first move.  No draw is allowed before move 30

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