6th peace from Abasov

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15 April 2024 09:29
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6th peace from Abasov

The games of the 9th round of the Candidates Tournament were held.

Idman.biz reports that the Azerbaijani chess player Nijat Abasov, who competed in the tournament organized in Toronto, Canada, played his next match.

He faced Fabiano Caruana. The 29-year-old representative playing with white pieces has signed his next draw. After the 6th peace, Nijat, who increased the score to 3, settled on the 8th place.

Candidates Tournament
IX round, April 14

Vidit Santosh Gujrathi - Hikaru Nakamura - 1:0
Nijat Abasov - Fabiano Caruana - 0.5:0.5
Alireza Firouzja - Ian Nepomniachtchi - 0.5:0.5
Dommaradju Gukesh - Rameshbabu Praggnanandhaa - 0 ,5:0.5

Score: 1-2. Dommaradju Gukesh (India), Ian Nepomniachtchi (FIDE) - 5.5, 3. Rameshbabu Praggnanandhaa (India) - 5, 4. Hikaru Nakamura (USA) - 4.5, 5. Vidit Santosh Gujrathi (India) - 4.5, 6. Fabiano Caruana (USA) – 4.5, 7. Alireza Firouzja (France) – 3.5, 8. Nijat Abasov (Azerbaijan) – 3.

It should be noted that our chess player will face Hikaru Nakamura in the X round that will be held today. This time, Nijat will fight with black pieces.

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