Jobava started the second day very confidently by securing a draw against World Champion GM Magnus Carlsen, with very solid play. He continued playing very solidly during the day and drew some of the other top players, including GM Jan Nepomniachtchi and GM Alexander Grischuk. After the second day, he was on 7th place and […]
After an excellent winning streak in the first four rounds, Jobava was about to seal the deal by also winning Round 5 against the hero of the home soil, GM Jan-Krzysztof Duda. Duda had a very strong middlegame, but the tables turned around move 40 and Jobava got the initiative. At move 46, Duda tried […]
Today Jobava will face GM Klementy Sychev in the first round of the FIDE World Rapid Chess Championships in Warsaw 2021, starting on Boxing Day December 26. Follow the event live at NRK, chess24.com or chess.com.