World Mind Sports Games continue with the rapid event
The World Mind Sports Games has its first champion in the men blitz chess tournament. This is the Ukrainian GM Martyn Kravtsiv, who surprised the strong competition and took the first place.
Yesterday’s preliminary round winner Mark Paragua did not have a good start at today’s semi final and lost from Yuri Drozdovskij 2-0. Martyn Kravtsiv managed to bring down Banikas 2-0 in the semi final. Later on in the final he had perfect score against Drozdovskij and won the first World Mind Sports Games blitz title.
Today the event continues with the first preliminary rounds in the rapid competition. Stay tuned for updates on Chessdom.com!