World Championship Memories: Top Ten Tweets from Carlsen-Caruana

It’s been just over a week since the Carlsen-Caruana World Championship ended, but it feels like a lot longer. Let’s reminsce via the top ten tweets from IM Eric Rosen’s popular US Chess feed during the event.

#10: Even the GOAT can be wrong, as 13th World Champion Garry Kasparov predicted that the World Championship would be decided in round 12!

#9-#7 The World Champion’s chess is as strong as ever, but he may be losing his poker face!

#6Throwback to Game Six, one of the most intriguing endgames of World Championship history, where Fabiano Caruana had a deep study-like win after an exhausting knight tour.

#5- Incredible angles from Eric Rosen:

#4- Chess reached new heights of popularity throughout the match.

#3- A wild Thanksgiving game, played with incredible accuracy, kept us all on the edge of our seats.

#2- The World Championship hosted incredible guests, from legendary photography Harry Benson to actor Woody Harrelson to Demis Hassabis of Deep Mind AI.

#1- Still #TeamFabi Our most popular tweet of all was this heartwarming series posted byย  Jennifer Shahade. She rode on the Saint Louis Chess Club bus that welcomed Fabiano back home a week ago with banners, cheers and champagne. This series fully captures how we feel about the valiant attempt of our World Championship Candidate, Fabiano Caruana.



  1. I cannot help but stare in wonder ,….world class chess coverage all over the place and everyone speaks internationally.These then are the days of thunder when American chess gets serious, is no longer a pathetic joke…. The wonder, the wonder.It is my great triumph that I even survived to see this. Jude Acers/New Orleans

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