First American since Fischer to play for title of chess champion

First American since Fischer to play for title of chess champion

The seek for a Bobby Fischer could also be over.
Fabiano Caruana, the Miami-born 25-year-old, will grow to be the primary American to play for the undisputed world chess title because the 1970s.
Caruana received the precise to problem present champion, Norwegian Magnus Carlsen, by defeating his opponents in a marathon 18-day competitors in Berlin.
The match in opposition to Carlsen, a one-time prodigy who has been champion since 2013, is pegged for November in London. New York highschool chess groups dispute state championship title
Caruana spent a part of his youth in New York and performed his first chess event on the Susan Polgar Chess Heart in Queens, although his profession has led him to Europe and now to St. Louis, a middle for American chess.
His web site says that at 14 he turned the youngest American Grandmaster ever, breaking a report as soon as held by Fischer.

This month’s win noticed him beat his opponents by a full level in a contest the place wins are value one level and attracts value half a degree.
Caruana was praised by different chess luminaries after his victory, with Carlsen wishing him luck this autumn and former champion Gary Kasparov saying that he was the “most secure ship in a stormy sea.” Brooklyn highschool wins state chess event
Fellow American grandmaster Robert Hess posted on Twitter that he had grown up taking part in in opposition to the potential subsequent champion, and that he soared to prominence after he “sacrificed all the pieces to pursue chess professionally” as a youngster.
Carlsen, who took place from Indian participant Viswanathan Anand, efficiently defended his title in 2014 and 2016.

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