Magnus Carlsen posted a dramatic conquer Hikaru Nakamura within the opening sport of the sixth location and kept alive hope of forcing the decider within the $300,000 Magnus Carlsen Chess Tour Finals on Wednesday. Nakamura leads 3-2.
After Nakamura bounced lend a hand from the brink in Home Five to humble Carlsen 4-3 and lead 3-2 within the supreme-of-seven-location final on Tuesday, the World champion won an early lead following a comely victory.
Playing white, Carlsen sacrificed two queenside pawns and created more chances for his objects to consume attacking positions. Thereafter, he exposed Nakamura’s castled king by sacrificing his knight for a pawn. He summoned his queen, bishop pair and a rook into motion and chased the unlit king.
With time practically operating out, on Nakamura’s clock he overlooked a line that would possibly perhaps perhaps well hold insecure Carlsen. Soon, Carlsen forced Nakamura’s king into a checkmating acquire on the 41st mosey.
The outcomes: Remaining: Home Six, Game One: Magnus Carlsen bt Hikaru Nakamura; Home Five: Nakamura bt Carlsen 4-3.
After 5 sets: Nakamura leads Carlsen 3-2.