Magnus Carlsen Takes Lead in Final of Legends of Chess
The world champion defeated Ian Nepomniachtchi 4-2.
Magnus Carlsen took the early lead by winning the first game, but Ian Nepomniachtchi fought back in the third one in a brilliant manner. The score after the rapid games was 2-2. However, the Norwegian beat his opponent in both blitz games, thus winning the match 4-2.
The second final match will be played on August 4.