Superbet Rapid & Blitz Poland - Games and results

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5/25/2023 – The second event of the 2023 Grand Chess Tour wass the Superbet Rapid & Blitz Poland, which took place on May 21-25 at the Museum of the History of Polish Jews in Warsaw. Magnus Carlsen had an excellent run in the blitz section to win the event. Jan-Krzysztof Duda, who put up a great fight, finished in sole second place. | Pictured: Richard Rapport | Photo: Lennart Ootes

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The second leg of the Grand Chess Tour

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The Superbet Rapid & Blitz Poland is the second stage of the 2023 Grand Chess Tour. The tournament features rapid and blitz chess.

A single round-robin, rapid event will take place on May 21-23, with a time control of 25 minutes plus 10-second increments. A double round-robin, blitz event will follow on May 24-25, with a time control of 5 minutes plus 2-second increments

The event features a prize fund that amounts to $175,000, with $40,000 reserved for the winner. Grand Chess Tour points will also be awarded.

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All games - Rapid

All games - Blitz

Commentary by Varuzhan Akobian, Cristian Chirila, Yasser Seirawan and Nazi Paikidze

Expert analysis by IM Robert Ris

Final standings - Rapid (win = 2 pts; draw = 1 pt)

Final standings - Blitz

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