Complete meltdown and chaos in the final round at Prague

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Congratulations to Alireza! He is the last minute substitution in this event and made the most of his opportunity!

Final round results

Anton Guijarro, David - Firouzja, Alireza ½-½
Duda, Jan-Krzysztof - Vidit, Santosh Gujrathi 1-0
Navara, David - Harikrishna, Pentala 0-1
Ragger, Markus - Grandelius, Nils ½-½
Shankland, Samuel - Vitiugov, Nikita 1-0

Final standings

1 Vidit, Santosh Gujrathi 5 22.5
Firouzja, Alireza 5 22.25
Duda, Jan-Krzysztof 5 22
Anton Guijarro, David 5 21.25
Shankland, Samuel L 5 21.25
6 Vitiugov, Nikita 4.5 20.25
Harikrishna, P. 4.5 19.75
8 Ragger, Markus 4 18
Navara, David 4 17.25
10 Grandelius, Nils 3 14

Playoff

Vidit, Santosh Gujrathi - Firouzja, Alireza 0-1
Prague Chess Festival Masters - Game 1

1 d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. g3 Bb4+ 5. Bd2 Be7 6. Bg2 O-O 7. O-O c6 8. Qc2 Nbd7 9. b3 b6 10. Bc3 Bb7 11. Nbd2 Qc7 12. Rfd1 c5 13. Rac1 dxc4 14. Nxc4 b5 15. Ba5 Qb8 16. Nce5 Nxe5 17. dxe5 Nd5 18. Bd2 h6 19. g4 Qe8 20. h4 f5 21. exf6 Nxf6 22. g5 Be4 23. Qb2 Ng4 24. Bc3 Qg6 25. Rd7 Rf7 26. Qd2 hxg5 27. hxg5 Qh5 28. Rxe7 Rxe7 29. Qd6 Rf7 30. Qxe6 Bf5 31. Qc6 Rc8 32. Qd5 Re8 33. Qc6 Rxe2 34. Rd1 Rxf2 35. Rd8+ Kh7 36. Qe8 Rxf3 37. Qh8+ Kg6 38. Qxh5+ Kxh5 39. Bxf3 Kxg5 40. Rd5 Kf4 41. Bxg4 Kxg4 42. Rxc5 Bd3 43. Bd2 Kf3 44. Re5 Be4 45. Rxb5 Rd7 46. Bb4 Rd1+ 47. Kh2 Kg4 0-1

Firouzja, Alireza - Vidit, Santosh Gujrathi 1-0
Prague Chess Festival Masters- Game 2

1 e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. c3 d5 4. exd5 Qxd5 5. d4 e6 6. Na3 a6 7. Nc4 Qd8 8. Bg5 Nf6 9. dxc5 Bxc5 10. Qxd8+ Kxd8 11. Rd1+ Ke7 12. Nfe5 Nxe5 13. Nxe5 h6 14. Bf4 Ne4 15. Nd3 Ba7 16. f3 Nf6 17. Ne5 Nd5 18. Bg3 Re8 19. Bf2 f6 20. Bxa7 Rxa7 21. Nc4 b5 22. Na5 Bd7 23. Kf2 Rc7 24. Bd3 Nb6 25. Rhe1 Na4 26. Rd2 Rd8 27. Bg6 Bc8 28. Rxd8 Kxd8 29. Re2 e5 30. Rd2+ Rd7 31. Re2 Rd6 32. c4 b4 33. c5 Rd5 34. Nc6+ Kc7 35. Nxb4 Rxc5 36. Be8 Nb6 37. Bf7 a5 38. Rc2 Kd6 39. Rd2+ Ke7 40. Nd5+ Kxf7 41. Nxb6 Be6 42. b3 g5 43. Na4 Rc7 44. Nb2 h5 45. Nd1 f5 46. Nb2 Rc6 47. Nd3 Kf6 48. Re2 e4 1-0

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