2019 GCT Finals London Recap

2019 GCT Finals London - Day 4 Recap

The players returned to the board after spending their day off at the Pro Biz Cup raising money for the UK charity Chess in Schools and Communities. After the opening phase, the commentators expected to see two decisive results. While Carlsen was able to put away his opponent, Vachier-Lagrave escaped unscathed thanks to his resilient and resourceful defense

2019 GCT Finals London - Day 3 Recap

Maxime Vachier-Lagrave and Ding Liren will meet in the finals after defeating Magnus Carlsen and Levon Aronian respectively. While Ding was dominant in his match, Vachier-Lagrave had to go all the way to tiebreaks to secure his spot. Ding and Vachier-Lagrave will be competing for the $150,000 first place prize and the title of Grand Chess Tour Champion, while Carlsen and Aronian will battle it out for the third place qualifying spot to the 2020 GCT in addition to a $60,000 prize.