After the eighth game, the chances of Magnus Carlsen to defend the title of world champion are very high. The Norwegian chess player defeated Jan Něpomňašči for the second time in Dubai and leads 5: 3. The Russian challenger resigned after 46 moves. “My performance was not at the level of the match for the world champion, which I apologize for. But I am not giving up,” he said after the Nepomňašči game. We are preparing details.