At the end of 9 rapid and 18 blitz rounds of Grand Chess Tour Paris 2017, Magnus Carlsen was tied with Maxime Vachier-Lagrave for first place with 24 points apiece, thus they faced off in tie-break games.
After two tie-break games, Carlsen came out victorious with 1.5 points vs. MVL’s 0.5.
Thus, Carlsen now leads the Grand Chess Tour 2017 after the Paris leg of the tour:
Replay all the games in Grand Chess Tour Paris 2017 below:
Photos courtesy of: Grand Chess Tour
Nice rebound after a weak Norway showing.
Gio Winnie Bautista
Good game Magnus…
blitz and rapid…not the standard tournament.
Danny Ma Qui
Only Aronian and MVL can give magnus a run for his money!