Magnus Carlsen plays chess with Azerbaijani children from Nagorno-Karabakh

Mon 08 Apr 2019 06:49 GMT | 10:49 Local Time

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World chess champion Magnus Carlsen and five schoolchildren who are members of the Azerbaijani community of the Nagorno-Karabakh region of Azerbaijan have held chess for peace match in Shamkir district.

Prior to the match, the schoolchildren laid flowers at a statue of national leader Heydar Aliyev in Shamkir.

The match then started at the Heydar Aliyev Center.

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