Wed. Sep 28th, 2022


A screenshot reveals Le Quang Lim (R) taking part in Magnus Carlsen on the second day of the Oslo Esports Cup on April 23, 2022.

After 15 video games with no win towards the Norwegian Grandmaster, Lim scored his first win towards the world champions in two of the 4 matches.

Carlsen made a mistake whereas taking part in the white piece within the first match and misplaced his queen. He surrendered after the thirty ninth transfer.

Specialists are leaning in the direction of the likelihood that he made a mistake due to the rat’s motion. Actually, this isn’t the primary time {that a} chess king has inadvertently made a mouse-click that has value him a bit and a match.

Within the second match, the Vietnamese Grandmaster saved the white piece and after a couple of minutes it was rapidly drawn towards his opponent. Nevertheless, Carlsen bounced again and received the third recreation.

Each had a rating of 1.5–1.5 to enter the ultimate match, however Liam had the benefit of taking part in the white piece. The match turned out to be a superb struggle, with each the gamers consistently placing strain on one another’s defences.

One other mistake by Carlsen allowed Liam to launch the ultimate assault, forcing the King of Chess to resign after the forty second transfer.

Carlsen gave Liam a thumbs as much as congratulate him on his win.

Final month (23 March) Carlsen missed a possibility to stake Liam in a Charity Cup match that led to a draw.

That is Liam’s first look on a significant stage of the Champions Chess Tour began by Carlsen himself, with prize cash of $1.6 million.

Liam acquired $7,500 from the win, bringing his whole prize cash within the Champions Chess Tour 2022 to $29,000, simply behind Carlsen and world champion Jan-Krzysztof Duda.

Within the subsequent spherical, he’ll face Indian prodigy Rameshbabu Pragnananda, who’s the one participant to win the event thus far.

The Oslo Esports Cup is the primary main occasion of the Grand Collection of the Champions Chess Tour, that includes eight Grandmasters. Of those, 4 are within the high 15 on the planet. They are going to face one another in a round-robin format.

A participant will obtain $2,500 for every level and $7,500 for winnings. The prize pool for this event is $210,000.

Every match is a set of 4 fast chess video games, with quarter-hour for every recreation and 10 seconds of additional time for every transfer.



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