Carlsen Beats Nakamura To Win GM Blitz Battle Championship


In what is likely the the world champion's final public appearance before his title defense, he didn't just sign autographs and pose for pictures. Instead, he popped up from his intensive studying to win another championship.

Today GM Magnus Carlsen became the first winner of the Grandmaster Blitz Battle Championship. By virtue of winning the first two segments convincingly, he defeatedGM Hikaru Nakamura in the finals by an overall score of 14.5-10.5. 
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