Ivanchuk Wins World Rapid Chess Title, Carlsen Third

Vidit Eighth, Anand a Poor 16th

Reigning champion Magnus Carlsen of Norway had to be content with the Bronze as Ukrainian Vassily Ivanchuk struck Gold after a stellar run at the World Rapid Chess Championship that concluded in Doha yesterday.

Another surprise result was Indian GM Vidit Santhosh Gujrathi finishing eighth, well ahead of former World Champion V Anand, who came in a poor 16th, having lost to Ivanchuk in Round 14. Well done Ivanchuk and Vidit!

http://qatarchess2016.com/DohaChess2016/index.php/tournament/results-ranking

G Joslin Vethakumar 

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