20:45  ,  August 5, 2021

Jan-Krzysztof Duda becomes winner of FIDE World Cup

Polish chess player Jan-Krzysztof Duda became the winner of the FIDE World Cup after defeating Russia’s Sergey Karjakin 1.5-0.5 during two classic games in the final.

Jan-Krzysztof Duda also scored a pass to the championship of contenders for the title of world champion and a $110,000-dollar prize.

Sergey Karjakin also scored a pass to the championship to be held in 2020.

During the competition for third place, world’s champion, Norwegian chess player Magnus Carlsen defeated Russia’s Vladimir Fedoseev 2-0. In the semi-final, Carlsen had been defeated by Duda.

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