GM Nabaty dominated Rilton Cup with 8/9

Photo of the Champion by Lars Grahn

Final standings (top 40)

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In the end GM Tamir Nabaty, Israel, won the tournament in style by winning as black in the last round against GM Awonder Liang, USA, finishing the tournament undefeated and with 8 out of 9 points! You can see the interview and game analysis with Nabaty himself on YouTube. Second place was taken by none other than the Swedish star GM Tiger Hillarp Persson, who drew in the last round, but had chances for more, ending up with 7 points in total. On the same amount of points was also the Rilton Cup veteran GM Sergey Volkov, Russia, and the Norwegian GM Frode Olav Olsen Urkedal, with Volkov claiming third place.

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