World Rapid Chess Championship

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Men’s title:

  • 17-year-old Uzbek GM Nodirbek Abdusattorov won the World Rapid Chess Championship after winning the second tiebreak blitz game against GM Ian Nepomniachtchi.
  • GM Magnus Carlsen finished in third place and GM Fabiano Caruana came fourth.

Women’s title:

  • GM Alexandra Kosteniuk won the women's world rapid title.
  • IM Bibisara Assaubayeva, who is also 17 years old, finished in second place and GM Valentina Gunina came third.

The World Rapid Chess Championship is a chess tournament held to determine the world champion in chess played under rapid time controls. 

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