World No. 1 Magnus Carlsen capped off an incredible blitz performance to win the 2023 SuperUnited Rapid and Blitz with a score of 26.0/36, taking home a first place prize of $40,000.
World No. 1 Magnus Carlsen achieved a monumental performance in today’s action, winning all nine of his games to take a significant lead in the SuperUnited Rapid and Blitz.
Fabiano Caruana and Ian Nepomniachtchi remained as co-leaders after the final day of rapid in the 2023 SuperUnited Rapid and Blitz, each with 12.0/18 points. The previous leader, Anand stumbled today and is two points behind, while World No.
A surging Ian Nepomniachtchi and Fabiano Caruana were able to catch Anand during the second day of the SuperUnited Rapid and Blitz, with Nepo winning all three games to tie for the lead going into the last day of the rapid.
Five-time World Champion Viswanathan Anand shined on the first day of the SuperUnited Rapid and Blitz, the third leg of the 2023 Grand Chess Tour hosted in Zagreb, Croatia. After three rounds of play, currently tied for second place are World No.