In the first semi-final, Carlsen won an early victory with a score of 3: 0, and in the second meeting he lost to the American - 1.5: 2.5. The decisive confrontation began with a draw, after which the rivals exchanged victories, and the fourth game ended in a peaceful outcome. The finalist was determined in Armageddon, where Nakamura defeated Carlsen.
In the finals, the American will meet with Russian Daniil Dubov. Matches will be held on June 1 and 2. In the event of a tie, the winner will be determined on June 3.
Earlier, a Dutch chess player joked about another player in Russian.