Carlsen, Sjugirov, Firouzja & Narayanan reach semis
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Carlsen, Sjugirov, Firouzja & Narayanan reach semis

Magnus Carlsen takes on Sanan Sjugirov in today’s first Banter Blitz Cup semi-final and finds himself in an unusual position: the World Champion has played two, lost two against his Russian opponent, blundering a piece in both the 2010 Olympiad and the 2017 World Blitz Championship! The other semi-final sees a clash between perhaps the two fastest players in the event, 16-year-old Alireza Firouzja and Indian GM S.L. Narayanan.

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