Carlsen-Caruana 8: Fabi lets another chance slip
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Carlsen-Caruana 8: Fabi lets another chance slip

Fabiano Caruana missed his best chance yet to take the lead in the match as he got the better of Magnus Carlsen in the opening to Game 8 but then hesitated and played too modestly at the critical moment. The World Champion’s position was on the verge of collapse, but he pounced instantly when given a chance to steer the game to an 8th consecutive draw, admitting afterwards that he was “happy to have survived”. That leaves only four games remaining in London before potential tiebreaks.

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