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Titled Tuesday July 2, 2024


Titled Tuesday belonged to GMs Dmitry Andreikin and Hikaru Nakamura on July 2, though each wanted tiebreaks after scoring 9.5 factors. GM Arjun Erigaisi pulled off the spectacular however unenviable feat of ending in second place in each occasions, whereas Nakamura additionally tied for first within the early match however wound up in third by the tiebreaks. 


Early Event

Out of the 692 gamers earlier within the day, Andreikin was the final good participant, reaching a 7/7 rating after defeating GM Javokhir Sindarov with a double fianchetto and change sacrifice.

After that, nonetheless, Andreikin made three straight attracts, together with in opposition to GM Arjun Erigaisi within the eighth spherical. It was Arjun’s second draw of the match, whereas Nakamura had already made two himself in earlier rounds. Andreikin’s subsequent two video games had been drawn as nicely, with Arjun catching up after spherical 9 and Nakamura after spherical 10. 

However they weren’t the one ones, with a seven-way tie occurring on 8.5 factors coming into the ultimate spherical. In that spherical, Andreikin confronted GM Alexey Sarana, Arjun GM Tuan Minh Le, and Nakamura GM Vincent Keymer. The final co-leader, GM David Paravyan, confronted GM Alexander Zubov in what turned out to be the one draw within the 4 video games.

The primary sport to finish was Andreikin’s, though it nonetheless took 54 strikes. However on transfer 54, Andreikin checkmated Sarana with a pawn.

With the tiebreak scores the best way they had been, this successfully ended proceedings. Arjun was the subsequent participant to win, demonstrating the energy of two bishops over two knights, and with it, ended up in second place.

For Andreikin, who has gained extra Titled Tuesdays than anybody in addition to Nakamura, it was his first victory since October of 2023. GM Magnus Carlsen has been on Andreikin’s tail since he began often taking part in in 2022, however Andreikin put some house between them, 17-15, with the outcome.

One different notable outcome from the early match was IM Levy Rozman‘s third-round win in opposition to GM Hans Niemann. Niemann scored 8.5 factors anyway however would have been within the first-place combine had it not been for that sport.

July 2 Titled Tuesday | Early | Closing Standings (Prime 20)

























Quantity Rk Fed Title Username Title Score Rating Tiebreak 1
1 8 GM @FairChess_on_YouTube Dmitry Andreikin 3141 9.5 79
2 4 GM @GHANDEEVAM2003 Arjun Erigaisi 3182 9.5 73.5
3 1 GM @Hikaru Hikaru Nakamura 3252 9.5 70.5
4 24 GM @Alexander_Zubov Alexander Zubov 3032 9 75.5
5 5 GM @FabianoCaruana Fabiano Caruana 3156 9 73
6 9

GM @Grischuk Alexander Grischuk 3079 9 70.5
7 22

GM @dropstoneDP David Paravyan 3029 9 69
8 13 GM @wonderfultime Tuan Minh Le 3085 8.5 79
9 11 GM @Jospem Jose Martinez 3070 8.5 76.5
10 42 GM @FGHSMN Bharath Subramaniyam H. 2952 8.5 72.5
11 15 GM @VincentKeymer Vincent Keymer 3032 8.5 72
12 25

GM @Volodar_Murzin Volodar Murzin 2996 8.5 71.5
13 46 GM @Fandorine Maksim Chigaev 2921 8.5 70
14 12 GM @Javokhir_Sindarov05 Javokhir Sindarov 3085 8.5 67.5
15 39 GM @Beca95 Aleksandar Indjic 2981 8.5 65.5
16 6 GM @HansOnTwitch Hans Niemann 3123 8.5 62.5
17 32 GM @Anton_Demchenko Anton Demchenko 2979 8.5 62
18 18 GM @LiemLe Liem Le 3028 8.5 62
19 99 GM @chessfatbear Jun Zhao 2836 8.5 61.5
20 78 FM @rychessmaster1 Ryan Amburgy 2849 8.5 55.5
37 338 WFM @rookpower2004 Sachi Jain 2604 8 58

(Full last standings right here.)

Andreikin claimed the $1,000 first-place prize, with Arjun successful $750 and Nakamura $350. Zubov led tiebreaks among the many gamers with 9 factors and earned $200. GM Fabiano Caruana pulled into fifth place for $100, and the final $100 went to girls’s prize winner WFM Sachi Jain (who was born in 2009) on eight factors.

Late Event

Andreikin, Arjun, and Nakamura would all once more end within the high seven (now out of 515 gamers) within the late match, however now it was time for Nakamura’s first Titled Tuesday victory since June 11 and second since Could 14—about the one participant for whom such a variety could possibly be thought-about any diploma of droop.

And but teenaged Argentinian IM Joaquin Fiorito was a shock final good participant, beginning 6/6. However he would lose 4 of his final 5 video games, starting in opposition to Nakamura in spherical seven.

The win was Nakamura’s just one from rounds six by means of 9, along with his different three video games drawn, together with in opposition to Arjun within the ninth spherical. With two rounds left, Nakamura’s 7.5 factors put him half a degree again of Arjun and three different co-leaders. Regardless of.

Nakamura’s opening started when solely a type of 4 leaders, GM Daniel Naroditsky, gained his sport, defeating GM Matthias Bluebaum, whereas Arjun and GM David Anton drew. In the meantime, Nakamura beat GM Jose Martinez to remain a half-point behind Naroditsky.

The ensuing Eleventh-round conflict between Naroditsky and Nakamura would thus resolve the victor. For a lot of the sport, a draw appeared the most certainly outcome, however the engine noticed Naroditsky lose the thread on strikes 43-45 as he dropped a bit on transfer 46. Naroditsky might fairly have resigned then however fought on one other 23 strikes earlier than chucking up the sponge.

Arjun, in the meantime, confronted Le once more and gained once more however, along with his tiebreaks a number of factors behind Nakamura’s once more, needed to accept runner-up… once more.

July 2 Titled Tuesday | Late | Closing Standings (Prime 20)

























Quantity Rk Fed Title Username Title Score Rating Buchholz Minimize 1
1 1 GM @Hikaru Hikaru Nakamura 3252 9.5 78.5
2 3 GM @GHANDEEVAM2003 Arjun Erigaisi 3182 9.5 70.5
3 13 GM @Javokhir_Sindarov05 Javokhir Sindarov 3085 9 74.5
4 18 GM @tptagain David Anton Guijarro 3065 9 71
5 17 GM @DanielNaroditsky Daniel Naroditsky 3059 9 69.5
6 34 GM @moro182 Luca Moroni Jr 2970 9 65.5
7 6 GM @FairChess_on_YouTube Dmitry Andreikin 3141 9 64.5
8 10 GM @Msb2 Matthias Bluebaum 3104 9 61
9 15 GM @Oleksandr_Bortnyk Oleksandr Bortnyk 3054 8.5 74
10 8 GM @HansOnTwitch Hans Niemann 3123 8.5 72.5
11 4 GM @nihalsarin Nihal Sarin 3164 8.5 72.5
12 7

GM @DenLaz Denis Lazavik 3141 8.5 68
13 23 GM @mitrabhaa Mitrabha Guha 2994 8.5 67
14 38 IM @Kirill_Klukin Kirill Klukin 2931 8.5 65
15 12 GM @wonderfultime Tuan Minh Le 3085 8.5 58
16 5 GM @mishanick Aleksei Sarana 3143 8 78.5
17 48 IM @Kacparov Kacper Drozdowski 2907 8 74
18 19 GM @AryanTari Aryan Tari 2994 8 73
19 2 GM @MagnusCarlsen Magnus Carlsen 3147 8 71
20 55

GM @evgchess5 Evgeny Alekseev 2867 8 67
78 101

IM @TatjanaVasilevich Tatjana Vasilevich 2629 7 50

(Full last standings right here.)

Nakamura gained $1,000 to convey his complete on the day to $1,350, whereas Arjun took one other $750 for a every day complete of $1,500. Sindarov completed third for $350, Anton fourth for $200, and Naroditsky did handle to carry onto fifth for $100. IM Tatjana Vasilevich claimed the $100 girls’s prize with seven factors. 

Titled Cup Standings

The fairly low scores meant little motion within the standings, though Andreikin joined a tie for fifth. The ladies’s standings proceed to be extraordinarily shut.

Open










# Username Rating Participant
1 @Hikaru 197.5 GM Hikaru Nakamura
2 @Polish_fighter3000 185.0 GM Jan-Krzysztof Duda
3 @mishanick 184.5 GM Alexey Sarana
4 @Jospem 181.0 GM Jose Martinez
5 @wonderfultime 180.5 GM Tuan Minh Le
4 @FairChess_on_YouTube 180.5 GM Dmitry Andreikin

Girls









# Username Rating Participant
1 @ChessQueen 139.5 GM Alexandra Kosteniuk
2 @Goryachkina 137.5 GM Aleksandra Goryachkina
3 @Meri-Arabidze 136.0 IM Meri Arabidze
4 @Flawless_Fighter 135.0 IM Polina Shuvalova
5 @karinachess1 134.0 IM Karina Ambartsumova

Different Class Leaders

Juniors: GM Denis Lazavik (179.0 factors)

Seniors: GM Gata Kamsky (167.0 factors)

Ladies: WCM Veronika Shubenkova (113.5 factors)

The Titled Cup fantasy sport Chess Prophet continues as nicely. Present standings will be discovered right here. (Login required.)

Titled Tuesday


Titled Tuesday is Chess.com’s weekly match for titled gamers, with two tournaments held every Tuesday. The primary match begins at 11:00 a.m. Japanese Time/17:00 Central European/20:30 Indian Normal Time, and the second at 5:00 p.m. Japanese Time/23:00 Central European/2:30 Indian Normal Time (subsequent day).



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