Asian players to face Carlsen & Co. at Goldmoney Asian Rapid

The seventh leg of the Meltwater Champions Chess Tour will be played from June 26 until July 4. Dubbed the Goldmoney Asian Rapid, the event will feature a $100,000 prize fund. Remarkably, the highest-rated woman player in the world, Hou Yifan, will take part in the tournament. Magnus Carlsen and Wesley So, currently placed first and second respectively in the tour standings, will also participate.

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