Vietnamese Super-IM Minh Le gained his seventh Titled Arena, amassing a complete of 162 factors in a two-hour-long bullet format. 18 factors behind him with the silver trophy was 18-year-old GM Brandon Jacobson, a scholar at Columbia University. GM Dmitry Andreikin took the bronze trophy with 130 factors.
Andreikin was main the world for a time period, not dropping any of his first 18 video games (16 of which had been victories). Minh, nevertheless, was capable of overtake Andreikin’s early lead with a 15-game successful streak, even scoring 6.5-3.5 in opposition to Andreikin of their 10 video games in opposition to one another.
There had been some acquainted faces on this month’s Titled Arena. Multi-Titled Arena champion GM Oleksandr Bortnyk was 7 factors shy of the rostrum however nonetheless took 4th. NM ChessCommunity, who normally streams these arenas, determined to affix the frey and positioned forty first—not a foul exhibiting contemplating how gifted the participant pool was.
Minh was capable of achieve momentum and overtake Andreikin on this sneaky King’s Indian Defense sport.
Andreikin nonetheless dominated the match regardless of inserting third. Here is a pleasant King-side assault he had.
In different information! There shall be a Super GM occasion at this time on Lichess that includes 8 robust GMs. The Levitov Chess 50k match begins at 15:00 UTC and can function a bevy of robust gamers together with a former World Champion.
IM Laura Unuk will present commentary for the Lichess Twitch/Youtube streams and Russian Language commentary shall be accessible on the Levitov Chess Channel. You also can observe the occasion on its broadcast web page.