After winning the blitz tournament, Sergey Karjakin also topped the “Basque system” tournament at the World Mind Games in Beijing, China. The Russian grandmaster dominated the tournament with a superb score of 8.5 out of 10. He finished two points ahead of Shahkryiar Mamedyarov of Azerbaijan and bronze went to Ruslan Ponomariov. Zhao Xue won the women’s section ahead of Ju Wenjun and Hou Yifan.

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