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Nakamura Wins Again As Ivanchuk Joins Titled Tuesday

Straight after playing in the Lindores Abbey tournament, GM Hikaru Nakamura won his second Titled Tuesday in a row as he edged out GMs Vladimir Fedoseev and Vladislav Kovalev on tiebreak. For the first time, the Ukrainian legend GM Vasyl Ivanchuk played in the tournament.

The next Titled Tuesday will be played on May 26 at 10 a.m. Pacific / 19:00 Central Europe.

Because the tournament started two hours later than normal, Nakamura was barely able to participate. Shortly after finishing his four rounds of rapid chess on the first day of the Lindores Abbey Rapid Challenge, Naka's name was added to the participants' list.

Not long after, another Lindores Abbey participant decided to join as well: GM Alireza Firouzja, who ended up scoring only half a point less than the trio of winners. And there was the first-ever participation of Ivanchuk (@viviania), who played a few very nice games, such as his win, using the Scotch Gambit, against IM Greg Shahade: