Sergey Karjakin prevailed in his game today against Fabiano Caruana to earn the right to challenge World Champion Magnus Carlsen later this year. Fabiano fought hard for an imbalanced position with Black, since the most likely tiebreak scenario required a win from him. Karjakin found a brilliant attacking line to seal the victory.
After the game, Fabiano Caruana showed his typical sportsmanship:
Didn’t quite work out at the end, but gave it a shot in a tough situation. Congrats to @SergeyKaryakin on a well deserved victory.