The ninth game of the 2021 FIDE World Chess Championship will begin on Tuesday, December 7, after a rest day on Monday. GM Magnus Carlsen defeated GM Ian Nepomniachtchi in the eighth game to increase his lead. The match score is now at 5-3, with the defending world champion having a two-point lead over the challenger.
Nepomniachtchi will have the white pieces next and is pressed to fight for a win. Tune in on Tuesday, December 7 starting at 4 a.m. PT/13:00 CET, and don’t miss a single second of this historic match.
How to watch the 2021 FIDE World Chess Championship Game 9 live
Game nine’s broadcast will feature famous actor and PogChamps 3 participant Rainn Wilson, who has interviewed the world champion in the past and even played a game against him. Super grandmaster Levon Aronian is another special guest who will be joining the show to talk about the game and to share his thoughts on the situation of the match.
How do you think Nepomniachtchi will react to Carlsen’s second win? Will he risk it all in game nine or will he go for a more solid approach?
Be sure to compete in our vote contest before the start of the game for a chance to win $3,000! Every day during the FIDE World Chess Championship, you can vote the result of the game on our Events page. Just go to go.chess.com/FWCvote, and cast your vote for a chance to win $3000!
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