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Apr 19, 2021
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Chess player Nepomniachtchi drew with Giri at the Candidates Tournament

In the game of the eighth round of the Candidates Tournament, Russian grandmaster Ian Nepomniachtchi drew with white pieces with Dutchman Anish Giri, writes TASS.

The FIDE Candidates Tournament in Yekaterinburg opened on March 16, 2020, but due to the closure of the airspace, it was stopped on March 26 by FIDE President Arkady Dvorkovich after the first round.

It is noted that in another game the Chinese players Wang Hao and Ding Liren drew.

The second round will end on April 27th. The winner of the tournament will play with the reigning world champion Norwegian Magnus Carlsen. The match for the world chess crown will take place from November 24 to December 16, 2021 in Dubai.

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