Yu Yangyi wins Hainan Danzhou Grandmaster Chess, Webster U Le Quang Liem 2nd


Yu Yangyi held on to win Hainan Danzhou Grandmaster Chess Tournament in Hainan. Webster University former chess team Captain GM Le Quang Liem won his final 2 chess games to finish clear 2nd. It is a disappointing tournament for American chess grandmaster Shankland as he finished -1 and next to last place.

Final standings

​1 Yu, Yangyi 4.5 14.75

2 Le, Quang Liem 4 13

3 Bu, Xiangzhi 3.5 13

Duda, Jan-Krzysztof 3.5 12

Fedoseev, Vladimir 3.5 11.75

Wei, Yi 3.5 11.75

7 Shankland, Samuel 3 11

8 Vidit, Santosh Gujrathi 2.5 8.25

Round 7

Duda, Jan-Krzysztof Wei, Yi 0-1

Fedoseev, Vladimir Bu, Xiangzhi 1-0

Shankland, Samuel L Yu, Yangyi ½-½

Vidit, Santosh Gujrathi Le, Quang Liem 0-1

Round 6

Bu, Xiangzhi Duda, Jan-Krzysztof 0-1

Le, Quang Liem Shankland, Samuel L 1-0

Wei, Yi Vidit, Santosh Gujrathi ½-½

Yu, Yangyi Fedoseev, Vladimir 1-0

Round 5

Duda, Jan-Krzysztof Yu, Yangyi ½-½

Fedoseev, Vladimir Shankland, Samuel L ½-½

Vidit, Santosh Gujrathi Bu, Xiangzhi ½-½

Wei, Yi Le, Quang Liem ½-½

Round 4

Bu, Xiangzhi Wei, Yi ½-½

Le, Quang Liem Fedoseev, Vladimir ½-½

Shankland, Samuel L Duda, Jan-Krzysztof 1-0

Yu, Yangyi Vidit, Santosh Gujrathi 1-0

Round 3

Bu, Xiangzhi Le, Quang Liem 1-0

Duda, Jan-Krzysztof Fedoseev, Vladimir ½-½

Vidit, Santosh Gujrathi Shankland, Samuel L 1-0

Wei, Yi Yu, Yangyi 0-1

Round 2

Fedoseev, Vladimir Vidit, Santosh Gujrathi ½-½

Le, Quang Liem Duda, Jan-Krzysztof ½-½

Shankland, Samuel L Wei, Yi ½-½

Yu, Yangyi Bu, Xiangzhi 0-1

Round 1

Bu, Xiangzhi Shankland, Samuel L ½-½

Vidit, Santosh Gujrathi Duda, Jan-Krzysztof 0-1

Wei, Yi Fedoseev, Vladimir ½-½

Yu, Yangyi Le, Quang Liem ½-½

Тhe 9th Hainan Danzhou GrandMaster Chess Tournament in Hainan, China will take place from July 26 to August 4 in Danzhou, a western city in China’s Hainan province. It will be held at the China Chess Association Hainan Zhangzhou Training Base.

A total of eight chess players will compete in the tournament, including China’s GMs Yu Yangyi, Wei Yi and Bu Xiangzhi, Russia’s Vladimir Fedoseev, Vietnam’s Le Quang Liem, America’s Samuel Shankland, Poland’s Jan-Krzysztof Duda and India’s Vidit Santosh Gujrathi.

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