17 September 2021

Magnus Carlsen Wins Norway Chess Super Tournament in Stavanger

Alireza Firouzja is second, Richard Rapport is third.

Photo: Lennart Ootes / Norway Chess
Photo: Lennart Ootes / Norway Chess

The final 10th round of the Norway Chess was played in Stavanger on the 17th of September. Ian Nepomniachtchi and Magnus Carlsen made a draw in their classical game. The world champion won the Armageddon game as Black to become the tournament winner with 19.5 points scored.

Alireza Firouzja defeated Richard Rapport with the white pieces and took second place. The Hungarian grandmaster is third. 

The Karjakin vs Tari game was drawn. However, the Russian grandmaster beat his opponent in the "sudden death" game as White. 

Standings after Round 10:

1. Magnus Carlsen - 19.5 points
2. Alireza Firouzja - 18
3. Richard Rapport - 16 
4. Ian Nepomniachtchi - 12
5. Sergey Karjakin - 10
6. Aryan Tari - 7. 

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