Tata Steel Masters: Carlsen on roll as he breaks another WR

January 16, 2020

ChessTata Steel Masters

  • Magnus Carlsen broke the record for being undefeated in maximum number of games. Carlsen drew with local talent Jorden Van Foreest, registering his 111th game without losing, surpassing this 15-year-old record made by Russian-turned-Dutch Sergei Tiviakov.
  • Carlsen, after four draws in the first four games, is joint seventh with Anish Giri of the Netherlands, Daniil Dubov of Russia and Jan-Krzysztof of Poland on two points apiece.
  • American Wesley So shot in to sole lead ahead of the first rest day handing Iranian Alireza Firouzja his first defeat of the tournament.

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