Carlsen wins Norway Chess by 3 pts in spite of losing to Caruana in Armageddon

Caruana missed a golden opportunity to beat Carlsen in the classical game but won in Armageddon

Standings after round 9

1 Magnus Carlsen Norway 2875 13.5

2 Levon Aronian Armenia 2752 10.5
Yu Yangyi China 2738 10.5

4 Fabiano Caruana USA 2819 10
Wesley So USA 2754 10

6 Ding Liren China 2805 8.5

7 Maxime Vachier-Lagrave France 2779 8
Viswanathan Anand India 27678 8

9 Shakhriyar Mamedyarov Azerbaijan 2774 5.5
Alexander Grischuk Russia 2775 5.5

Photo by L. Ootes

Round 9 results

Liren DING 0.5 – 1.5 Alexander GRISCHUK
Wesley SO 1.5 – 0.5 Maxime VACHIER-LAGRAVE
Yangyi YU 2 – 0 Shakhriyar MAMEDYAROV
Fabiano CARUANA 1.5 – 0.5 Magnus CARLSEN
Viswanathan ANAND 0.5 – 1.5 Levon ARONIAN

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