Shamkir Chess 2019: Carlsen wins / Round 8 Round-up show

4/8/2019 – Magnus Carlsen beat his only close pursuer Sergey Karjakin, with Black, to clinch his fourth Shamkir title with a round to spare! Grischuk, who beat David Navara, and Karjakin are now in second place, along with Ding Liren who beat Veselin Topalov with Black as well. | Live games and video from 12:00 UTC (13:00 CEST / 7:00 AM EDT) and daily round-up show at 20:00 UTC (21:00 CEST / 3 PM EDT)

Round 8

World Champion Magnus Carlsen heads the field in the 6th edition of the Shamkir Chess tournament in memory of Vugar Gashimov, a 10-player round-robin from March 31st to April 9th. He'll be joined by Ding Liren, Anish Giri, Shakhriyar Mamedyarov, Viswanathan Anand, Alexander Grischuk, Teimour Radjabov, Sergey Karjakin, Veselin Topalov and David Navara.