Magnus Carlsen Chess Tour Finals: World Champion Defeats Ding Liren in Tough Semifinal
The final match Carlsen vs. Nakamura starts on August 14.
The fourth semifinal match between Magnus Carlsen and Ding Liren was played at the Magnus Carlsen Chess Tour Finals on Chess24.com. The third semifinal matches were played on August 12.
The grandmasters exchanged blows in the first two rapid games, and then two draws followed. Blitz also started with a peaceful outcome. However, the world champion won a dramatic second game to become the second finalist.
The final match between Magnus Carlsen and Hikaru Nakamura starts on August 14. The final will be a best of 7 mini-matches.