Russian grandmaster Sergey Karjakin lost to Norwegian Magnus Carlsen in the second match of the third stage of the chess tournament Chess Grand Tour. This was reported on the website of the competition. The stage takes place in St. Louis (Missouri, USA).
The party, held in the night of Friday, August 4, Moscow time ended on the 42nd move in favor of the athlete from Norway who played with white pieces.
In the first match of the tournament Karjakin defeated compatriot Peter Svidler. The stage in St. Louis will last until August 12.
From 11 to 30 November last year in new York hosted the match for the title of world champion in classical chess between Karjakin and Carlsen. Rivals did not reveal the winner of the 12 main political parties, the title was decided on a tie-break, where the stronger was the Norwegian athlete.