World chess champion Norway's Magnus Carlsen (right) hits the clock as he plays in the tiebreak matches of the 2018 World Chess Championship against challenger US player Fabiano Caruana in London on Wednesday. Photo: Agence France-Presse

After three weeks, 12 draws and harsh criticism, Norway’s Magnus Carlsen retains world chess title, beating US challenger Fabiano Caruana

  • Magnus Carlsen prevailed 3-0 in the rapid-fire tiebreak matches
  • Carlsen’s victory justified his controversial decision to offer Fabiano Caruana a draw in their 12th classical match
Topic |   Nordic nations

TOP PICKS

World chess champion Norway's Magnus Carlsen (right) hits the clock as he plays in the tiebreak matches of the 2018 World Chess Championship against challenger US player Fabiano Caruana in London on Wednesday. Photo: Agence France-Presse
READ FULL ARTICLE