The reigning world champion Magnus Carlsen has beaten in the semi-finals of the online tournament Magnus Carlsen Invitational Chinese Ding Liren.

The meeting ended with a score 2,5:1,5 in favour of the Norwegian. In the final, Carlsen will play against American Hikaru Nakamura.

The winner of the tournament will receive $70 million the Final match will be held on may 3.

Earlier it was reported that Nepomniachtchi beat Viruju in the final round chess online tournament.