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Queen’s Gambit Declined is the opening for the World Championship Match. It is one of the most frequently played openings because it is very solid and in the same time is very rich in ideas. With the first move White tried to avoid many gambits, as early ...e5 from Black, control the center of course, and wait to see what system Black will choose.
US actor Woody Harrelson made the first move for the Challenger Fabiano Caruana, in the first game of for the World Chess Championship 2018. However, before the first move he threw down, by "accident" Caruana's King; which was funny only on Magnus eyes. In any case, I don't imagine any player who would be happy if someone threw down his King!
The biggest moment of every chess player is to play a World Chess Championship (WCC). On November 2018 is taking place this event in which the current World Chess Champion, Magnus Carlsen is facing his challenger Fabiano Caruana.
Magnus Carlsen is formally crowned the new World Chess Champion. He is ranked World no 1 and was awarded with a gold trophy.