On the second day of the Magnus Carlsen invitational online chess tournament, in the first match, French Maxime Lagrave beat Russian born Dutch chess player Anish Giri. And in the second match, American Fabiano Luigi Caruana beat Russian Ian Nepomniachtchi.
Maxime Lagrave won by 3-1 against Anish Giri in four rapid games. Maxime Lagrave won first two-games while the last two-game ended in a draw.
The match between Fabiano Caruana and Ian was very exciting. First 3 games ended in a draw, but when looked like the match will enter the tie-breaker Fabiano won the final game and the match ended with 2.5-1.5.
At the end of the first round, points were:
Maxime Lagrave – 3
Ding Liren – 3
Fabiano Caruana – 3
Magnus Carlsen – 2
Hikaru Nakamura – 1
Alireza Firouzja – 0
Anish Giri – 0
Ian Nepomniachtchi – 0