The long-awaited World Chess Championship Match between the reigning Champion Magnus Carlsen (Norway) and his challenger Sergey Karjakin (Russia) will start tomorrow at the Seaport District in Manhattan, New York.
The Match arena will be built within the Fulton Market Building, a five minute walk from Wall Street, and will also feature dedicated spectator and VIP lounges with panoramic views of the Brooklyn Bridge as well as retail space, a restaurant, TV studios and much more.
World Chess Championship also includes the widescale Public Program with plenty of chess competitions, events in the parks for all New York chess fans, master classes and entertaining program at the main venue for kids and adults.
The contest consists of 12 games, with the prize fund of over one million euros.
The live broadcast of the Match will be available through worldchess.com website.