Richard Routh also tied in the second round of the Madrid Chess Championship. The best Hungarian teacher shared this point with 19-year-old Frenchman Alireza Firouz.
|Harmony is close to victory (Photo: FIDE/Stev Bonhage)|
After a tie with Duda on Saturday, it is clear that Rothert has put up a fight against one of the secret prospects, Alireza Firouzja. The competitor, who is of Iranian origin but already plays French for political reasons, turned 19 on this very day.
Firouzja is the youngest at Madrid, and it is no coincidence that Magnus Carlsen previously stated that he would only be motivated by another World Championship match if he could fight it against Firouzja.
“Firouzja is the greatest talent and has great achievements. However, I don’t consider him a potential number one because he still has little experience with such high-stakes measurements. But he can do anything” – said Zoltán Gyimesi, Olympic silver medalist and former world champion candidate.
Rapport drove the Shining Dummies well and was close to winning as the final approached. However, as the computer evaluation indicated, it did not run flawlessly and the inaccuracy reached half the point, i.e. Rimi remained. the game Click here to view.
In Sunday’s third round, Rapport will play a grim match against Chinese top seed Ting Li-Jin (Deng Liren).
Chess, World Championship, Madrid
Rapport Richard (2764) – Alireza Firouzja (French, 2793) paints
Hikaru Nakamura (American, 2760) – Timur Rakabov (Rajbov, Azerbaijani, 2753) 1:0
Jan Nepomnyashi (Russian, 2766) – Fabiano Caruana (Italian, 2783) tied.
Jan Krzysztof Duda (Polish, 2750) – Ting Liren (Ding Liren, Chinese, 2806) tied
the work: 1. Nyepomnyaschi and Caruana 1.5-1.5, 3. Rapport, Firouzja, Duda and Nakamura 1-1, 7. Ting Li-gen and Racabov 0.5-0.5
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