Remarkable Dutch Chess Championship run for veteran GM Sergey Tiviakov

Dutch veteran GM Tiviakov has won 2018 Dutch Chess Championship with a round to spare! (photo by Harry Gielen)

Veteran chess GM Sergey Tiviakov is a last minute substitute in the 2018 Dutch Championship. And how did he fare without preparation? He became the 2018 Dutch Chess Champion with a round to spare after beating former Dutch Chess Champion GM Van Wely! This is a pretty amazing chess performance!

Round 6 results

1 GM Sokolov, Ivan 2.5 2565 - IM Leenhouts, Koen 1.5 2483 1-0

2 GM Van Foreest, Jorden 2.0 2640 - GM L'Ami, Erwin 3.5 2636 1-0

3 GM Tiviakov, Sergey 4.0 2583 - GM Van Wely, Loek 1.5 2674 1-0

4 GM Ernst, Sipke 1.5 2546 - GM Van den Doel, Erik 3.5 2593 1-0

Standings after 6 rounds

The 2018 Dutch Chess Championship is an 8-player round-robin tournament taking place from 2-8 July 2018 in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

Chess players receive 90 minutes for 40 chess moves, followed by 30 minutes for the rest of the game, with a 30-second increment starting from move 1.

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