Baku, October 4, AZERTAC
Russian grandmaster Sergei Karyakin has defeated his counterpart Peter Svidler in the third round of a four-game final at World Cup Baku Open tournament.
Karyakin emerged victorious after the 40th move, with Svidler now leading 2-1.
The fourth game of the encounter will be played later on Sunday.
If the winner is not determined after four games the two will play a tie-break.