Carlsen & co. in Banter Series Finals action
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Carlsen & co. in Banter Series Finals action

World Chess Champion Magnus Carlsen and 7 more of the world’s Top 10 players are in action this week as the chess24 Banter Series Finals begin Monday and end in a final on Sunday. All players must stream their thoughts live as they play in this 16-player knockout, which includes 8 qualifiers who battled their way through mini-knockouts over the last three weeks. The prize fund is $36,000, with $12,000 for 1st place, while the qualifiers are also fighting for two places on the next Chess Tour. Today we have Radjabov vs. Liem Quang Le and Wesley So vs. Sam Shankland.

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