11th Norway Chess 2023 R5: Gukesh beats Abdusattorov05/06/2023 -
D Gukesh drew the Classical game against Nodirbek Abdusattorov (UZB) in Round 5 of 11th Norway Chess 2023. He was completely winning the Armageddon against the former World Rapid champion. However, Gukesh decided to repeat moves as draw with Black in Armageddon results in winning it and the match. Shakhriyar Mamedyarov (AZE) and Hikaru Nakamura (USA) scored the only two Classical wins of the round against the tournament leader Fabiano Caruana (USA) and birthday boy - Aryan Tari (NOR). The 'Speed King' Nakamura is now World no.2 again. Magnus Carlsen defeated Anish Giri in Armageddon to win the match. Round 6 starts today from 5 p.m. local time, 8:30 p.m. IST. All photos in this article are by Lennart Ootes/Norway Chess unless stated otherwise.