American chess player Hikaru Nakamura became the first finalist of the tournament, which started in online at Chess24 at the initiative of world champion Norwegian Magnus Carlsen.

In the semifinals, Nakamura has outplayed another representative of the United States Fabiano Caruana. The results of the four parties in the rapid it a draw – 2:2. And in two additional blitz games Nakamura was stronger. By the way, when GMS met in a round Robin tournament, the match between these rivals have been different. Defeated Caruana, Nakamura, having won it in extra party – Armageddon (3:2).

the Second finalist will be determined on may 2, Saturday, in the match between Carlsen, who is also the current world champion in rapid and blitz, and Chinese Ding Liren. Recall, however, that in the final, seventh round circular round, the Norwegian lost to his opponent in the semi-finals.

the Final online tournament will take place on 3 may. The prize Fund is 250 thousand dollars, the winner will receive 70 thousand.