Vugar Rasulov won and Magnus Carlsen lost in "Qatar Masters"

13 October 2023 11:33
Vugar Rasulov won and Magnus Carlsen lost in "Qatar Masters"

"Qatar Masters" II round matches were held in Doha. reports that Azerbaijani chess players ended their matches with different results.

Vugar Rasulov won his second victory in a row. This time he defeated Chakraborty Mayank (India). Ahmet Ahmadzada also wrote the game on his asset. He received 1 point from Indian V. Raahul. Ms. Balajayeva defeated Poland's Jakub Seemann and added 1 point to her asset. Read Samadov shared the points with Sharma Dushyant (India).

Unlike his teammates, Gulnar Mammadova lost to Sirihari (India). This was Gulnar's 2nd defeat in the tournament.

The tour was remembered by the defeat of the Norwegian superstar Magnus Carlsen against Alisher Suleymenov from Kazakhstan. American chess player Hikaru Nakamura won against Chinese Dai Chagren. Anish Giri from the Netherlands beat Bharath Subramaniyam.

After 2 rounds, 21 players have 2 points. According to additional indicators, Hikaru Nakamura, Anish Giri and Alisher Suleymenov were placed in the top three.

Vugar Rasulov with 2 points is 20th. Ahmed Ahmadzade is 44th with 1.5 points, Read Samadov is 65th, 0.5 points behind him, and Ms. Balajayeva is 94th with the same score. Gulnar Mammadova, who has no points, ranked 143rd.

It should be noted that 158 chess players are fighting for the title of winner in the "Qatar Masters" tournament.

Emin Aga