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Sevian Wins Week 19 Swiss Heading Into Knockout: Summary Report

Sevian Wins Week 19 Swiss Heading Into Knockout: Summary Report

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This is our quick summary report. Check out our full report after Sunday's knockout tournament.

GM Samuel Sevian won week 19 of the Rapid Chess Championship, presented by Coinbase with a convincing performance.

Participating in the event were 45 competitors—now open to all GMs as well as the top-10 women, top-10 juniors, as well as 10 wildcards. The knockout takes place on July 3, starting at 9 a.m. PT / 18:00 CEST.

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Live broadcast of this weekend's tournament, hosted by IM David Pruess

    Sevian clinched clear first with 7.5 points―a full point ahead of the field―kicking off the tournament with a 4-0 winning streak. There was a four-way tie for second place among GMs Vladimir Fedoseev, Dmitry Andreikin, Vincent Keymer, and Christopher Yoo, each with 6.5 points. GMs Alexey Sarana, Daniil Dubov, and Shamsiddin Vokhidov qualified for Sunday's knockout, tying for sixth to eighth with six points. Former world champion Vladimir Kramnik made his first appearance in the event and narrowly missed qualifying when he flagged in a winning position against Keymer in the last round. 

    Saturday Swiss | Final Standings (Top 20)

    Number Rk Fed Title Username Name Rating Score SB
    1 12 GM Konavets Sam Sevian 2752 7.5 36.75
    2 5 GM Bigfish1995 Vladimir Fedoseev 2753 6.5 33
    3 3 GM FairChess_on_YouTube Dmitry Andreikin 2803 6.5 29.75
    4 21 GM VincentKeymer Vincent Keymer 2672 6.5 29
    5 20 GM ChristopherYoo Christopher Woojin Yoo 2693 6.5 24.5
    6 8 GM mishanick Alexey Sarana 2719 6 32.75
    7 19 GM Duhless Daniil Dubov 2661 6 24.75
    8 26 GM Shield12 Shamsiddin Vokhidov 2632 6 22.5
    9 1 GM daro94 Dariusz Swiercz 2612 6 18
    10 18 GM BillieKimbah Maxim Matlakov 2641 5.5 21.25
    11 13 GM Grischuk Alexander Grischuk 2680 5.5 18.5
    12 2 GM VladimirKramnik Vladimir Kramnik 2702 5 26.25
    13 4 GM GMWSO Wesley So 2727 5 25.75
    14 10 GM Parhamov Parham Maghsoodloo 2686 5 21.25
    15 11 GM champ2005 Raunak Sadhwani 2675 5 20
    15 14 GM LiemLe Liem Le 2668 5 20
    17 16 GM ChessWarrior7197 Nodirbek Abdusattorov 2664 5 19
    18 6 GM viditchess Vidit Gujrathi 2702 5 17
    19 31 GM TigrVShlyape Gata Kamsky 2549 4.5 16
    19 17 GM Jospem Jose Eduardo Martinez Alcantara 2642 4.5 16
    19 15 GM dropstoneDP David Paravyan 2643 4.5 16
    22 29 GM GeorgMeier Georg Meier 2551 4.5 13.25

    (Full final standings here.) 



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