Category: Fabiano Caruana


Magnus Carlsen isn’t exactly loving all these draws: Our Game 7 report

By Leon Watson / On / In Fabiano Caruana, Magnus Carlsen, World Chess Championship

Pacifists will be delighted – Carlsen-Caruana Game 7 ended in yet another peaceful outcome. But the rest of us who want blood and guts spilled before us could be forgiven being slightly disappointed as the World Chess Championship remained deadlocked and without a win. >> Who is world chess champion Magnus Carlsen’s favourite player? Himself, …

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Sky News host Kay Burley on chess: ‘It’s so glitzy and fabulous’

By Leon Watson / On / In Fabiano Caruana, Magnus Carlsen, World Chess Championship

TV presenter Kay Burley has told how she loves the glitzy “sport” of chess and would be fascinated to find out how the top two players Magnus Carlsen and Fabiano Caruana interact together. The Sky News anchor, who hosts also The Kay Burley Show and Kay Meets, was at the venue of the World Chess Championship in …

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Carlsen snuffs out Caruana’s ‘fireworks’: Our Round 5 report

By Leon Watson / On / In Fabiano Caruana, Magnus Carlsen, World Chess Championship

Magnus Carlsen played a blinder in the opening today as Fabiano Caruana tried to warm-up the World Chess Championship, but it ultimately failed to ignite. Carlsen-Caruana Game 5 ended in yet another draw, this time agreed after three and a quarter hour and 34 moves, following a fascinating period of play in the opening between …

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Fabiano Caruana’s prep accidentally uploaded to YouTube

By Leon Watson / On / In Fabiano Caruana, World Chess Championship

Fabiano Caruana’s bid to capture the World Chess Championship was dealt a severe blow today when a disastrous leak on YouTube revealed months of the challenger’s top-secret prep. A clip showing names of the world number 2’s meticulously researched openings appeared on the Saint Louis Chess Club’s channel hours before Round 4 of his title match …

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