Chessable Masters Final: Carlsen clinches

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7/4/2020 – Magnus Carlsen won the Chessable Masters online tournament by scoring a third consecutive straight-set victory in the final against Anish Giri. In Saturday’s second set of the deciding matchup, Carlsen got an impressive win in the first game, while Giri missed chances to tie the score in games 2, 3 and 4. This was the third event of the Magnus Carlsen Tour — and the second one that sees the world champion taking first place. Full report to follow shortly. | Photo: FIDE

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Chessable Masters - Final

World Champion Magnus Carlsen and eleven more of the world's best chess players are competing in the Chessable Masters by chess24, the third event in the $1 million Magnus Carlsen Chess Tour, taking place from June 20 to July 5.

The 12 players will first be reduced to 8 in a four-day knockout stage split into two groups. The players play each other twice in rapid chess over 10 rounds. The time control is 15 minutes for all moves, with a 10-second increment from move 1.


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The 12 participants are divided into two groups, A and B. The 12 players will first be reduced to 8 in a 4-day knockout stage split into two groups. The players play each other twice in rapid chess over 10 rounds, with the top 4 then advancing to the knockout stage. The time control is 15 minutes for all moves, with a 10-second increment from move 1. No draw offers are allowed before move 40.

Group A - Final standings

Rk. Name Pts.  TB1 
1 Carlsen Magnus 6,0 1,0
2 Artemiev Vladislav 6,0 1,0
3 Nakamura Hikaru 5,0 2,5
4 Grischuk Alexander 5,0 2,0
5 Dubov Daniil 5,0 1,5
6 Harikrishna Pentala 3,0 0,0

Group B - Final standings

Rk. Name Pts.  TB1 
1 Giri Anish 6,0 0,0
2 Ding Liren 5,5 1,5
3 Nepomniachtchi Ian 5,5 0,5
4 Caruana Fabiano 5,0 0,0
5 Radjabov Teimour 4,5 0,0
6 Vachier-Lagrave M. 3,5 0,0

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