Having completed 3 rounds of All Play All, the Opera Euro Rapid event has reached the knockout stages. With half of the original field of 16 already eliminated it come as no surprise that some very big names have already heard the fat lady sing. Amonst those eliminated are Nakamura, Grishuk, Nepomniachtchi and Ding Liren!
The quarter-final line up is :
Magnus Carlsen v Daniil Dubov
Levon Aronian v Maxime Vachier-Lagrave
Jan Krzysztof Duda v Wesley So
Teimour Radjabov v Anish Giri