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Will Magnus Carlsen retain his title of world chess champion this November?


27 year old chess prodigy, Magnus Carlsen, has dominated top level tournament chess over the past several years. Notably, he's also racked up amazing results in blitz, defeating American Hikaru Nakamura in's 2017-2018 blitz tournament as well as in February's FischerRandom test.

In November 2018, though, Magnus will have to defend his crown against a hungry field including grandmasters like Sergei Karjakin, Wesley So and Caruana Fabiano.

Will he win the match and keep the title?

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