My Thoughts on the 2018 World Chess Championship

The chess world may hate me, but hear it goes. The champion GM Magnus Carlsen had no intention of trying to win classical chess time control. The game plan from day one was to go to the tie breaks (he has done this twice before). He (Maggie) knew that the “Rapid” time control¬†Fabiano Caruana had little chance to win, if any. Maggie (ranked #1) had about 100 points over Fabi (Ranked #10), which is about two classes above Fabi, and the “Blitz” time control, well, Maggie (ranked #1) (Fabi ranked #16) would have had to drop dead to lose. I personally feel this sudden death crap will let Maggie remain Champ until he quits chess. How about starting the next championship duel with the “Rapid” and “Blitz” first, so we don’t have to listen to a bunch of crap of how exciting the draws were. The one plus side was Anish Giri. He had the best commentary of all the people analyzing.

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