In the second semifinal of the Magnus Carlsen Invitational chess tournament, Magnus Carlsen won to face Hikaru Nakamura in the final.
The first game between Ding Liren and Magnus Carlsen ended in a draw. In the second game, Ding Liren won, but Magnus Carlsen made a comeback in the third game. With the match at 1.5-1.5, Magnus Carlsen won the crucial fourth game. Magnus Carlsen won the 2nd semifinal with 2.5-1.5 to play against Hikaru Nakamura in the finals.
Ding Liren won $30,000, while Magnus Carlsen and Hikaru Nakamura will play for the $70,000. Runner-up will get $45,000. They will play the final on Sunday.
Coincidently, first and the last match of the tournament will be between Magnus Carlsen and Hikaru Nakamura. When both met on Day 1, Magnus Carlsen beat Hikaru Nakamura in Armageddon game.