Norway Chess 9: Carlsen wins 4th in a row, Firouzja in Top 10
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Norway Chess 9: Carlsen wins 4th in a row, Firouzja in Top 10

Magnus Carlsen goes into the final round of Norway Chess against Ian Nepomniachtchi as the tournament leader after picking up a 4th win in a row, but he admitted he’d been outplayed and in huge danger against Sergey Karjakin. Richard Rapport trails Magnus by 1.5 points after losing to Ian Nepomniachtchi in Armageddon, while the only other player who can catch Magnus is 18-year-old Alireza Firouzja, who broke into the Top 10 for the first time with a 3rd win in a row, this time against Aryan Tari.




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