Nijat Abasov to face Magnus Carlsen in World Cup semifinals

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19 August 2023 10:40
Nijat Abasov to face Magnus Carlsen in World Cup semifinals

Azerbaijani chess player Nijat Abasov will play the first game in the semi-finals of the World Cup in Baku today.

İdman.biz informs that the 28-year-old grandmaster will face five-time world champion Norwegian Magnus Carlsen.

Abasov will play with black pieces.

Nijat Abasov previously defeated Indian representative Vidit Santosh in the quarterfinal match, and Carlsen upset his compatriot Dommaraju Gukesh.

İdman.biz