The grandmaster of the USA Hikaru Nakamura in five parties won Dean Liren in the match of the sixth round of the chess online tournament Magnus Carlsen Invitational.

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American added two points, the Chinese one. In a parallel bout, Fabiano Caruana coped with Maxime Vachier-Lagrave without the involvement of additional parties. The account 2,5:1,5. Thus, the American won three scoring points, the Frenchman — none.

In the table for the tour before the end of the preliminary round, there has been a trilateral power. Nakamura, Caruana, and the Norwegian Magnus Carlsen have 13 points, while Ding Liren behind them by 1 point. Fifth place with six points and is Russian Ian Nepomniachtchi, but to catch the leaders, he is not able: the final four, which will play prize-winning places, were formed.

Earlier it was reported that Boris Gelfand lost to Carlsen in the sixth round of the chess online tournament.