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Alexander Riazantsev
Russia, 30

Riazantsev in Chess World

Shakhriyar Mamedyarov and Maxime Vachier-Lagrave continue to lead after another day dominated by draws.
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But after three other players won in Round 5, there are now four players within a half point of the leaders.
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The Grand Prix is the first leg in the road to the World Championship; Kaspersky Lab, a global cybersecurity firm, is a sponsor.
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Some of the world’s top players aren’t so good at hiding their emotions
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Heading into the final round, no less than six players had a realistic chance for first place. Four decisive games ensued and Alexander Riazantsev emerged victorious. World Chess’s columnist walks readers through how it all unfolded.
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In a surprise, the 31-year-old won his first title ahead of many better-known and higher-ranked players.
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