GM Raunak Sadhwani gained the third week of Enviornment Kings’ ninth season on Wednesday, beating IM Le Tuan Minh 3-2 within the ultimate, stopping Lay for a second successive win.
The semifinalists have been GM Jose Martinez and Benjamin Bock. A complete of 1,345 gamers attended this week’s Enviornment Kings.
the way to see?
This Wednesday’s match was broadcast dwell, hosted by commentator NM James Canty III.
The match started with a standard two-hour discipline, adopted by a knockout match between the highest 16 ending streamers. Each Enviornment and Knockout are performed with 3+0 time management.
GM Hikaru Nakamura’s success on the 2022 FIDE Grand Prix saved him out of Enviornment Kings, however there was a number of motion to be taken. With 85 gamers streaming, the printed gave us a feed of Le, WCM Rebecca Selkirk.@hashtagchess), GM Robert Hayes, Andrew Horn (@chesseroesttv), And @BikfootAll linked to Canty’s informative and thrilling model of study.
As all the time, the gamers advancing to the knockouts have been a mixture of titular stars and sub-2500 streamers. All gamers with 76 factors (+23 -6 = 2) within the Enviornment have been to guide @siddharthasarma_2003 Whereas the chief for gamers titled on 74 factors (+21 -6 = 2) was @sychev_on_youtube,
Each Enviornment leaders have been eradicated within the first spherical, with Martínez and IM Renato Terri profitable 2–0.
Sadhwani’s path reached the ultimate @ChessBruh630GM Alan Pichot, and Martinez, whereas Ley handed @LoLsuppAddictGM Vugar Rasulov, and Bok.
The Sadhwani vs Pichot quarterfinal was a 4.5-3.5 barnburner, with 5 straight attracts after a 1-1 begin earlier than Sadhwani’s finish.
Le wanted three video games towards Bock to succeed in the ultimate, whereas Sadhwani defeated Martinez 2–0, together with a well-played first recreation.
The finals have been very shut, with White profitable the primary 4 video games. Nonetheless, Sadhwani managed to win the fifth recreation with Black in a dramatic vogue.
All Video games | week 3 finals
Standings, Outcomes, Awards
Sadhwani gained $500 for his win, netting him $350 with Lay ending second. Martinez and Bock earned $200 every. Fifth to eighth every acquired $100 and ninth to sixteenth acquired $50 (pending affirmation of honest play). Under you’ll be able to take a look at the complete standing of the knockouts:
Enviornment Kings Season 9 | week 3 | ultimate knockout standings
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Full area standings right here.
All of the awards are printed right here within the end result report.
Enviornment Kings is a weekly match hosted by Chess.com on Wednesdays. It’s a two-hour area adopted by a knockout with the highest 16 gamers. The Enviornment begins at 9:00 AM Pacific Time / 18:00 Central European.