Update on Game 5 of the World Chess Championship going in in NYC between Magnus Carlsen and Sergey Karjakin.
Game 5 ended just as the first four did, with a draw. This time, Magnus Carlsen, who was in trouble. Carlsen became complacent and erred with a misstep on move 41. This allowed Karjakin to sacrifice a pawn to gain enormous activity for his pieces. However, Karjakin missed the follow-up and the game settled back into strategic moves leading to a draw.
The players agreed to a draw after 51 moves and more than five hours of play.
Current Score (after Game 5):
Carlson - 2.5
Karjakin - 2.5
Game 6 takes place today starting at 2pm. If you plan on seeing the game in person or watching on-line, key members of the MIQ team will be in attendance. So keep your eyes open.