September 14, 2023, 00:57
Grandmaster Sergei Shipov highly appreciated the organization and holding of the chess tournament at the Eastern Economic Forum (EEF) in Vladivostok.
“The tournament was a huge success; it caused a stir among the residents of Vladivostok. The powerful tradition of holding a chess tournament at the economic forum is developing, and I want to congratulate the organizers,” TASS quotes Shipov.
In his opinion, the tournament was won by the favorite, as expected, although the victory was rather nervous.
The tournament ended on September 13. The 2019 world champion Vladislav Artemyev won the competition.
Earlier, Russian chess player Vladimir Kramnik compared American grandmaster Hans Niemann to a character from the story of Jekyll and Hyde.
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