Jan-Krzysztof Duda won AimChess Rapid, an online chess tournament belonging to the prestigious “Meltwater Champions Chess Tour” series. On the way to the final, he turned out to be better than the world classic chess champion Magnus Carlsen. In November, Jan-Krzysztof Duda will play in the finale of the entire series in San Francisco.
Check the video of the tournament below:
“I’m extremely happy and joyful that I’ve managed to win the tournament. But today’s performance was very, very bad I think and I would like actually to forget about the games I played in rapid…”, Duda said. (chess24.com)
— Jan-Krzysztof Duda (@GM_JKDuda) October 21, 2022
Jan-Krzysztof Duda is now second on the 2022 Meltwater Champions Chess Tour leaderboard and he is going into the final event in San Francisco on November 14. The other participants includes Magnus Carlsen who has aready sealed the overall Tour title, Carlsen, Arjun Erigaisi, Praggnanandhaa, Liem Le and two more players.
— chess24.com (@chess24com) October 25, 2022