Ding Liren’s game vs Caruana postponed due to terrible accident

Ding Liren suffered an accident during off day

Announcement from Norway Chess Organizers:

Unfortunately, Ding Liren had a bicycle accident early Thursday afternoon that has fractured his hip bone and he will be doing surgery Friday morning.

Ding Liren will therefore not be able to play Friday June 1st. We will know more after his surgery, weather he can continue to play in the tournament or not. For now, round 4 will be postponed for Ding Liren and Fabiano Caruana till June 4th, until further notice.

Ding Liren will spend the night at the Stavanger University Hospital, waiting for his surgery, where he is taken very good care of.

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