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.