Titled Tuesday, offered by SEOcrawl, took a shocking activate Could 10, as none aside from GM Magnus Carlsen, his first sport on Chess.com since February 2021, performed within the opening occasion. Carlsen successfully received the match with a spherical two spare and ending. with a rating of 10/11 for a full-point win.
There have been 393 gamers within the opening match, however there was in all probability no title larger than Carlsen, and positively no title extra stunning than this.
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Utilizing Nimzo-Larsen (1.b3) as White and Owen’s protection (1…b6) as Black, solely 4 had been drawn and 11 noticed Carlsen win GM Hikaru Nakamura’s title Tuesday. The report refrained from 11/11. GMs Axel Bachmann, Jeffrey Xiong and Vladimir Fedoseev had been tied with 9 factors for the following greatest rating.
Broadcast of the preliminary match organized by FM James Canty III.
En path to victory, Carlsen defeated Xiong in spherical eight. Throughout the break after that spherical, Canty carried out an on-air evaluation of the sport (beginning at roughly 1:37:40 within the embedded broadcast above).
Carlsen once more defeated GM Grigory Oparin within the ninth spherical after Oparin allowed techniques 28…Bh6 and 29…Qg7.
In Spherical 10, GM Param Maghsoodlu was duly penalized for a daring however questionable sacrifice exterior the opening.
By this level, Carlsen’s tiebreaks had been so robust that his full-point lead coming into the ultimate spherical was insurmountable, and he accepted Fedoseev’s draw provide as an alternative of ending the same rookie. Regardless of the tournament-cleaning draw, Carlsen now has the best Blitz score on Chess.com:
Could 10 Title Tuesday | early | Closing Standings (Prime 20)
|2||277||GM||@ chito89||axl bachchan||2492||9||59|
|4||6||GM||@ Bigfish 1995||Vladimir Fedoseev||3038||9||54.25|
|7||8||I’m||@Great Time||tuan minh le||3006||8.5||52.5|
|10||7||GM||@alien princess||badur jobav||3002||8.5||46.75|
|1 1||40||GM||@srattaglia||Kozak Adam||2874||8.5||44.25|
|15||51||FM||@ Sincere Sports activities||Egor Lashkin||2829||8||48.5|
|16||48||GM||@ Chopper1905||Mustafa Yilmazi||2847||8||48|
|17||50||I’m||@RobertoJBM||Roberto Junio Brito Molina||2829||8||47.75|
|20||5||GM||@ mishanik||alexey sarna||3015||8||46|
(Full closing standings right here.)
Carlson received the primary $1,000. Bachmann had the gamers’ greatest tiebreak on 9 and received $750, whereas Xiong earned $300 and Fedoseev $150. GM Sergei Zhigalko received the $100 prize for fifth (on the tiebreak), whereas WIM Dinara Wagner received the $100 prize as high lady.
One match was sufficient for Carlsen as Andreikin received the match late (which was not broadcast) in a discipline of 293 gamers.
Fedoseev was main for a lot of the match, together with a win over Nakamura within the tenth spherical. This gave Fedoseev a full-point result in enter the ultimate spherical.
However Andreikin defeated Fedoseev in his matchup, and in addition took benefit of the tiebreak within the course of, shifting Fedoseev to second place.
Could 10 Title Tuesday | late | Closing Standings (Prime 20)
|2||3||GM||@ Bigfish 1995||Vladimir Fedoseev||3069||9.5||62.25|
|3||7||GM||@alien princess||badur jobav||3021||9||57.5|
|6||6||GM||@ mishanik||alexey sarna||3016||8.5||51.5|
|9||1 1||GM||@Olexandr_Bortnyk||alexander bortniki||2963||8||55.5|
|1 1||17||GM||@jospem||Jose Eduardo Martinez Alcantara||2947||8||47.75|
|13||8||GM||@ Duhless||Daniel Dubov||2975||8||45|
|40||92||feminine grand grasp||@ mary-arabeez||my arabidze||2642||7||32.25|
(absolute closing standings Right here.)
Andreikin earned $1,000 whereas Fedoseev made $750 and a complete of $900 that day. GM Badur Jobava received $300 for third place, GM David Parvyan $150 for fourth place, and GM Valery Kaczkowski received for fifth place. With the best rating amongst ladies in 7/11, WGM Marie Arbidez received $100.
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