Fedoseev Wins Week 17 Swiss Heading into Knockout: Summary Report

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

GM Vladimir Fedoseev won week 17 of the Rapid Chess Championship, presented by Coinbase, tying with and edging out GM Levon Aronian by tiebreaks. 

Participating in the event were 56 competitors—now open to all GMs as well as the top-10 women, top-10 juniors, as well as 10 wildcards. The event continues next weekend, June 11, starting at 9 a.m. PT / 18:00 CEST.

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Fedoseev won first with seven points, beginning the tournament with a 5-0 winning streak, including a 28-move victory over GM Hikaru Nakamura in round four. Aronian tied with seven points, defeating Fedoseev in round six to end his perfect score. GM Jules Moussard finished third with 6.5 points, qualifying for his first knockout. GM Dmitry Andreikin finished fourth, defeating GM Jeffery Xiong in a must-win final round to secure qualification. Nakamura, GMs Raunak Sadhwani, Nodirbek Abdusattorov, and Maxim Matlakov all tied with six points, finishing in fifth through eighth and qualifying for tomorrow’s knockout. 

Saturday Swiss | Final Standings (Top 20)






















Number Rk Fed Title Username Name Rating Score SB
1 7 GM Bigfish1995 Vladimir Fedoseev 2731 7 37.5
2 2 GM LevonAronian Levon Aronian 2821 7 36.5
3 16 GM Annawel Jules Moussard 2686 6.5 30.5
4 3 GM FairChess_on_YouTube Dmitry Andreikin 2768 6.5 29.75
5 12 GM champ2005 Raunak Sadhwani 2683 6 31
6 1 GM Hikaru Hikaru Nakamura 2835 6 28.5
7 13 GM ChessWarrior7197 Nodirbek Abdusattorov 2661 6 27
8 15 GM BillieKimbah Maxim Matlakov 2652 6 25.5
9 34 GM HansOnTwitch Hans Niemann 2575 6 25.25
10 5 GM GHEEVAM2003 Arjun Erigaisi 2704 6 24.5
11 4 GM jefferyx Jeffery Xiong 2721 5.5 28
12 18 GM Oleksandr_Bortnyk Oleksandr Bortnyk 2617 5.5 24.75
13 14

GM Duhless Daniil Dubov 2644 5.5 22
14 37 GM TigrVShlyape Gata Kamsky 2528 5.5 18.5
15 6 GM Parhamov Parham Maghsoodloo 2687 5 20.5
16 8 GM mishanick Alexey Sarana 2681 5 19.75
17 27

GM Sanan_Sjugirov Sanan Sjugirov 2570 5 19.5
18 30 GM erichansen Eric Hansen 2549 5 19.25
19 35 GM Harsha_Bharathakoti Harsha Bharathakoti 2523 5 17
20 22 GM rasmussvane Rasmus Svane 2588 5 14.25

(Full final standings here.) 


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