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Nikolas Theodorou triumphs at Summer Chess Classic 2023, Raunak Sadhwani second

by Shahid Ahmed - 02/09/2023

GM Nikolas Theodorou (GRE) scored 6/9 to win Summer Chess Classic 2023. He finished a half point ahead of the field. GM Raunak Sadhwani and GM John M Burke (USA) scored 5.5/9 each. They shared the second place. Raunak's sole loss of the event was against the eventual champion, Theodorou in the third round. The total prize fund combining both events was US$ 36000. The top three prizes in A were $6000, $4000 and $3000. GM Pranav Venkatesh and GM Krishnan Sasikiran were the only two other Indians taking part in this event. They scored 4/9 and 3.5/9 each respectively to secure seventh and eighth place respectively in this ten-player round-robin event. Photos: Crystal Fuller/Saint Louis Chess Club

Theodorou and Hakobyan remain undefeated

Champion - GM Nikolas Theodorou (GRE) 6/9

Runner-up - GM Raunak Sadhwani 5.5/9

Runner-up - GM John M Burke (USA) 5.5/9

Round 9: GM Raunak Sadhwani - GM Krishnan Sasikiran: 0.5-0.5

Round 9 in progress at Saint Louis Chess Club
Replay Summer Chess Classic 2023 Round 9 Live Commentary by GM Yasser Seirawan and WGM Gulrukhbegim Tokhirjonova | Video: Saint Louis Chess Club

Final standings

Final standings after Round 9 | Photo: Saint Louis Chess Club



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