Screenshot of Le Quang Lim (R) and Magnus Carlsen within the quarterfinals of the AirThings Masters on February 24, 2022. Picture courtesy of Chess24
Vietnam’s high participant Le Quang Lim misplaced to Magnus Carlsen within the quarter-finals of the AirThings Masters on Thursday.
Within the first sport, Carlsen performed White and simply defeated Liam. Through the different three video games, the Norwegian world champion made no mistake, which culminated in a draw. Within the final sport, though Carlsen may have simply gained, he intentionally compelled a draw, which was sufficient for him to advance, whereas Liam was eradicated.
The important thing to this quarter-final was within the first match, by which Liam didn’t discover a combo that would put Carlsen in a greater place as he progressed. Carlsen took a giant benefit of the endgame, which he used to win, after Liam missed his probability.
Within the following matches, Liam performed white however couldn’t create a bonus for himself and conceded extra attracts.
Carlsen will subsequent tackle Russia’s GM Vladislav Artemyev. The second semi-final might be between Ian Nepomniachtchi and Andrey Esipenko.
The AirThings Masters 2022 is the primary event within the Grand Collection of the Champions Chess Tour. The occasion, which runs from February 19 to 26, has 16 gamers and 6 of them are among the many high 10 on the earth. Eight gamers will advance to the knockout stage.
It’s thought-about a profitable event for Liam, as he completed within the high eight, which assured him a spot within the subsequent occasion of the Champions Chess Tour. He obtained prize cash of $7,500.
In Might, Liam will return to Vietnam to compete at SEA Video games 31.