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Magnus Carlsen vs Ding Liren, Sinquefield Cup Tie Break, St Louis, US, 2019

8th September, 2019

Sinquefield Cup Tie Break, St Louis, US, 2019

World number three and top Chinese GM Ding Liren has won his first supertournament, the Sinquefield Cup in St Louis in the US. Magnus Carlsen forced a play-off by winning his final two games after a sluggish start of nine draws. Two rapid tie-break games were drawn, followed by a stunning 2-0 victory for Ding in blitz. This follows more than a decade in which Carlsen...

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