Magnus Carlsen wins Hashimov Memorial with round to spare

Baku, April 9, AZERTAC

With one round to go, Norwegian Magnus Carlsen has already won the Hashimov Memorial in Shamkir, Azerbaijan. In another excellent attacking game, the world champion defeated his main rival Russian Sergey Karjakin with Black.

Karjakin, half a point behind, went for his last chance. He needed to win, took risks, but faltered in the end.

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