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Gukesh beats Carlsen; joint second in Freestyle Chess

Gukesh beats Carlsen; joint second in Freestyle Chess


Wangels (Germany): Grandmaster D Gukesh threw one salvo after another to beat world No. 1 Magnus Carlsen of Norway, Levon Aronian of Armenia and reigning world champion Ding Liren of China on the first day of the Weissenhaus Chess Challenge here. Gukesh ended the day with three points in the rapid section behind Vincent Keymer of Germany, who notched up 3.5 points.

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