Day 7 of the Magnus Carlsen invitational online chess tournament started with the match between Magnus Carlsen and Maxime Lagrave.
Magnus Carlsen won the match, in 2.5-1.5 score match; his fourth win in a row. First two games ended in a draw, Carlsen winning the third game and fourth game also ended in a draw.
In the second match between Fabiano Caruana, got an easy win over Alireza Firouzja, who is still to get a win in the tournament. Fabiano won the first two-game, in the third game Firouzja made a comeback but later lost the fourth game.
Both Magnus Carlsen and Fabiano Caruana got three full points. Magnus Carlsen has maintained his first position on the points table while Fabiano Caruana made it to the second spot.
Day 8 will see the match between Hikaru Nakamura and Ian Nepomniachtchi, and Ding Liren and Anish Giri.
At the end of the seventh day, points were:
Magnus Carlsen – 11
Fabiano Caruana – 8
Hikaru Nakamura – 7
Ding Liren – 6
Maxime Lagrave – 5
Ian Nepomniachtchi – 5
Alireza Firouzja – 0
Anish Giri – 0