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“Dagger in the Heart”: Grischuk shared his opinion on the defeat of Nepomniachtchi

SOCHI, Dec 4 Oleg Bogatov. The defeat of the Russian Ian Nepomniachtchi in the sixth game of the match for the world chess crown against the reigning world champion Norwegian Magnus Carlsen can be compared to a dagger strike in the heart, it is possible that Carlsen will be able to win all games before the day off, said Russian grandmaster Alexander Grischuk. Dubai, in which Nepomniachtchi played with black pieces, ended on Friday with the defeat of the Russian in the 136th year. The chess players have set a new record for the longest game in the history of matches for the world chess crown. The previous record – 124 moves – was set in the 1978 confrontation between Anatoly Karpov and Viktor Korchnoi. Only the sixth game Carlsen – Nepomniachtchi lasted 7 hours and 45 minutes. “Such a game is like a dagger stuck in your heart. There is no time for white, it’s how to survive. There are two games left until the weekend, and if Ian can score one in them a point, then he still has chances to win. I do not exclude that the segment of three games may end with a score of 3-0 in favor of Carlsen. will end. “


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