After 8 played rounds at Tata Steel Masters 2023, the 18-year-old Uzbekistani grandmaster Nodirbek Abdusattorov maintained the sole lead in the event. Abdusattorov scores 6/8 points to be full point ahead of Anish Giri and Wesley So who tie for second with 5/8.
After yesterday’s free day, the games will continue today from 14:00 CEST, and the live broadcast will start with 15-min delay due to the anti-cheating measures.
The 9th round brings interesting encounters: Nodirbek Abdusattorov will be black against Vincent Keymer, Anish Giri goes against Ding Liren, Wesley So will play black against Parham Maghsoodloo. // LIVE games
Round 9 pairings:
Parham Maghsoodloo – Wesley So
Magnus Carlsen – Gukesh D
Praggnanandhaa – Fabiano Caruana
Arjun Erigaisi – Richard Rapport
Levon Aronian – Jorden van Foreest
Vincent Keymer – Nodirbek Abdusattorov
Ding Liren – Anish Giri