In New York today the main chess contest of the world begins: the match between Norwegian Magnus Carlsen and Russian Sergey Karyakin to determine the world chess champion. The experts have noted that the players have equal chances and the sportsmen themselves said yesterday at a press conference that they have both come to put up a real fight and show exactly what they’re made of.
Alpari is one of Sergey Karyakin’s most dedicated supporters. For almost five years we have been the general partner of the Russian grandmaster, believing in his talent and offering all kinds of support to him for a number of years on his way to reach his main target. Will the chess crown return to Russia? We will find out soon: the contest is to take place from 11th to 30th November.
Today at 21:00 (GMT 3) the first match will begin. Sergey Karyakin is to start as black. Millions of chess fans around the world will be tuned in to broadcasts of what promises to be an interesting and unpredictable match. We wish Sergey Karyakin the best, hoping he can take control of his emotions, display his champion skills and reach long-awaited victory!