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Nepomniachtchi Wins Week 25 Swiss: Summary Report

Nepomniachtchi Wins Week 25 Swiss: Summary Report

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

GM Ian Nepomniachtchi won the week 25 Swiss of the Rapid Chess Championship presented by Coinbase.

Participating in the event were 48 competitors—open to all GMs as well as the top-10 women, top-10 juniors, as well as 10 wildcards. The final knockout takes place on August 14, starting at 9 a.m. PT / 18:00 CEST.

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    Nepomniachtchi won first with an undefeated 6.5 points. GMs Wesley So, Benjamin Bok, Jose Martinez, and Olexandr Bortnyk won second to fifth, also with 6.5. GMs Hikaru Nakamura, Samuel Sevian, and Hans Niemann clinched the last three qualification spots with the top tiebreaks of players with six points. 

    Saturday Swiss | Final Standings (Top 20)

    Number Rk Fed Title Username Name Rating Score SB
    1 8 GM lachesisQ Ian Nepomniachtchi 2748 6.5 32.5
    2 2 GM GMWSO Wesley So 2782 6.5 28.25
    3 20 GM GMBenjaminBok Benjamin Bok 2651 6.5 27.75
    4 15 GM Jospem Jose Eduardo Martinez Alcantara 2667 6.5 24
    5 18 GM Oleksandr_Bortnyk Oleksandr Bortnyk 2667 6.5 21
    6 1 GM Hikaru Hikaru Nakamura 2799 6 33
    7 4 GM Konavets Sam Sevian 2758 6 29.25
    8 9 GM HansOnTwitch Hans Niemann 2718 6 26
    9 11 GM Grischuk Alexander Grischuk 2677 6 24.25
    10 10 GM champ2005 Raunak Sadhwani 2673 6 24
    11 22 GM vladislavkovalev Vladislav Kovalev 2641 6 22.25
    12 35 GM shimastream Aleksandr Shimanov 2587 6 20.75
    13 37 GM Jumbo Rinat Jumabayev 2573 5.5 17.5
    14 27 GM Shield12 Shamsiddin Vokhidov 2604 5 24.5
    15 3 GM FabianoCaruana Fabiano Caruana 2734 5 22.75
    16 12 GM VincentKeymer Vincent Keymer 2636 4.5 21.75
    17 17 GM Salem-AR Salem AR Saleh 2620 4.5 16.25
    18 21 GM AlexanderL Aleksandr Lenderman 2602 4.5 14.5
    19 23 GM dropstoneDP David Paravyan 2601 4.5 14.25
    20 40 GM SergeiAza Sergei Azarov 2539 4.5 12.75

    (Full final standings here.) 



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