The fifth game of the 2021 FIDE World Chess Championship begins on Wednesday, December 1 at 4:00 a.m. Pacific Time/13:00 Central European Time. GM Ian Nepomniachtchi will have the white pieces against GM Magnus Carlsen. With four draws so far, everyone is wondering if the next game will be the first decisive battle of the match.
What do you think will happen in game five? Will Nepomniachtchi play an aggressive game to try to gain an edge over Carlsen?
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