Norway Chess 2024 Round 8 | ft. Carlsen vs Praggnanandhaa

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Norway Chess is one of the finest tournaments in the world of chess. 6 players will take part in the tournament. The Tournament is a double-round event with Armageddon. It consists of 10 rounds. In the open section we have World Champion Ding Liren, World no.1 Magnus Carlsen, World no.2 Fabiano Caruana, World no.3 Hikaru Nakamura, Alireza Firouzja and one of the finest Indian GMs Praggnanandhaa. In the women we have R. Vaishali, Koneru Humpy taking on Ju Wenjun, Anna Muzychuk, Pia Cramling and Lei Tingjie. It has equal prize money in both open and women of 1690000 NOK (1.3 crores in each section).

Each player will have 120 minutes on the clock with an increment of 10 seconds starting from move 41. If the classical game is drawn, an Armageddon game will be played. It shall start within 20 minutes of the conclusion of the classical game. The player with White pieces will continue with White in Armageddon. If the Armageddon game is drawn, black will win.

The time control for the Armageddon game: white has 10 minutes and black has 7 minutes with an increment for both players of 1 second per move, starting from move 41.

Players will get the following points per round:
Win in the classical game: 3 points
Loss in the classical game: 0 points
Draw in the classical game & win Armageddon: 1½ points
Draw in the classical game & loss Armageddon: 1 point

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  1. MC wins astonishing amount of draw-ish endgame forcing his opponents to make mistakes. This single ability will never be matched by anyone.

  2. either ding is on drugs, or he got Brain atrophy..

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