27 May 2020

Daniil Dubov Advances to Semi-final of Lindores Abbey Rapid Challenge

His rival will be Ding Liren.

The quarterfinals of the Lindores Abbey Rapid Challenge finished on Chess24.com. 

In the third match, Daniil Dubov defeated Sergey Karjakin 3-0 to qualify for the semi-final. 

His rival will be Ding Liren, who eliminated Yu Yangyi. The winner of the Chinese derby was determined in the Armageddon game: Ding Liren defended a tough position with Black and won the match having secured a draw. 

Another semi-final will be the Magnus Carlsen vs Hikaru Nakamura encounter. The first matches will be played on May 28. 

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