Nakamura is Fischer Random World Champion

Hikaru Nakamura narrowly beat Ian Nepomniachtchi in the final of the Fischer Random World Championship in Reykjavik and scored $150,000. Magnus Carlsen was ousted by Nepo in the semifinal but won the match for 3rd place against Nodirbek Abdusattorov, who had dominated his preliminary. The defending champion Wesley So came sixth after losing to Vladimir Fedoseev.