Surprisingly, the 17-year-old Uzbek Nodirbek Abdusattorov he became the men’s world chess champion. At the tournament in Warsaw Rapport Richard he finished in tenth place as the best Hungarian.
In the 13-round tournament that ended on Tuesday night, the teenage grandmaster won two short games in the regular season, also collecting 9.5 points in the regular season. Jan Nyepomnyascsijon, while the titleholder similarly scored 9 and a half points,
the Norwegian Magnus Carlsennek this time he had to reach third place. Carlsen, who defended his world championship title in classic chess against Nyepomnyashchi on December 10, was defeated by Abdusattorov in the 10th round at the World Cup in Warsaw.
The Uzbek player lost just one of his 15-minute regular-time games, winning seven times in five draws, according to the international federation’s FIDE website.
Out of the four Hungarian starters, Richard Rapport became the tenth in the field with almost 180 chess players, winning his last three rapid games. He missed out on two of his matches and scored 9 points with seven wins in addition to four draws – it also shows that nuances decided, the field was so dense. Adam Kozak Closed at position 6.5 with 6.5 points, Gergely Kántor 5.5 points on the 129th, Viktor Erdős And 5 points was enough for 146th place.
For women where there was no Hungarian participant, the world champion in chess is Russian Alexander Kostenyuk who had previously finished second on the cultivation of the rapid genre (also) three times. The 37-year-old won 9 points in 11 rounds.
The three-day event will also be followed by the World Lightning Championships in Warsaw on Wednesday (today) and Thursday, where players will have five minutes of regular time.