This is our quick summary report. Check out our full report after Sunday’s knockout tournament.
GM Vladimir Fedoseev won week 17 of the Rapid Chess Championship, presented by Coinbase, tying with and edging out GM Levon Aronian by tiebreaks.
Participating in the event were 56 competitors—now open to all GMs as well as the top-10 women, top-10 juniors, as well as 10 wildcards. The event continues next weekend, June 11, starting at 9 a.m. PT / 18:00 CEST.
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Fedoseev won first with seven points, beginning the tournament with a 5-0 winning streak, including a 28-move victory over GM Hikaru Nakamura in round four. Aronian tied with seven points, defeating Fedoseev in round six to end his perfect score. GM Jules Moussard finished third with 6.5 points, qualifying for his first knockout. GM Dmitry Andreikin finished fourth, defeating GM Jeffery Xiong in a must-win final round to secure qualification. Nakamura, GMs Raunak Sadhwani, Nodirbek Abdusattorov, and Maxim Matlakov all tied with six points, finishing in fifth through eighth and qualifying for tomorrow’s knockout.
Saturday Swiss | Final Standings (Top 20)
(Full final standings here.)
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