Magnus Carlsen again became the sole leader of the Legends of Chess tournament after the sixth round


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The games of the sixth round took place at the Legends of Chess super tournament. Tour results Norwegian Magnus Carlsen again became the sole leader.

On July 26, Carlsen defeated Chinese Ding Liren 2.5-1.5 (3-0 in the match). Before the sixth round, Carlsen shared the first line with the Russian Jan Nepomniachtchi… But the Russian grandmaster defeated Vishy Anand from India only in a tie-break – 3: 2 (2: 1).

Another Russian, Vladimir Kramnik, defeated the Israeli Boris Gelfand 3-2 (2-1).

The representative of the Netherlands Anish Giri beat the Hungarian Peter Leko 2.5-1.5 (3-0). And the Russian Peter Svidler defeated the Ukrainian Vasily Ivanchuk 3-2 (2-1).

Carlsen after the sixth round takes the first place, gaining 17 points out of 18 possible. Nepomniachtchi is in second place (16), and Kramnik is in third (12).

Nepomniachtchi caught up with Carlsen at the Legends of Chess super tournament