Magnus Carlsen played chess with Azerbaijani children from Nagorno-Karabakh

Magnus Carlsen played chess with Azerbaijani children from Nagorno-Karabakh

A chess match in the name of peace was held in Azerbaijan’s Shamkir district between five schoolchildren who are members of the Azerbaijani community of the Nagorno-Karabakh region of Azerbaijan and world champion Magnus Carlsen, AzerNews reported citing Trend.

Before the start of the competition, schoolchildren visited the monument to Azerbaijan’s National Leader Heydar Aliyev in Shamkir and laid flowers.

Then the competition began at the Heydar Aliyev Center in Shamkir. After the competition, the children expressed wishes for Carlsen, took pictures with him and took his signature.

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