GM Magnus Carlsen (@MagnusCarlsen) defeated GM Vladislav Artemiev (@Sibelephant) 13.5-9.5 in Thursday’s quarterfinal of the Speed Chess Championship. Carlsen will now face GM Maxime Vachier-Lagrave (@Lyonbeast) in the semifinals.
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The live broadcast of the match.
Before this Speed Chess match, Carlsen and Artemiev had played four games at a fast time control, with the Norwegian winning two besides two draws. However, the players drew twice in the 2020 Chessable Masters this summer. Carlsen was the favorite and Artemiev a dangerous dark horse.