Flash Report: Gotham Knights Dominate Shanghai Tigers To Win 2023 Title; Yogis Finish 3rd

Flash Report: Gotham Knights Dominate Shanghai Tigers To Win 2023 Title; Yogis Finish 3rd


Gotham Knights overcame Shanghai Tigers with a dominating score of 9.5-6.5 in the finals of the 2023 Pro Chess League. The Knights won the top prize of $25,000 while the Tigers settled for $20,000.

GM Vladimir Fedoseev sizzled for the Knights in the finals with a 4/4 score and also selected as the “Most Valuable Player” of the season to pocket a prize money of $5,000. GM Hikaru Nakamura suffered his only loss in the knockout stage of the league against GM Wei Yi in the final round. He nevertheless finished with an impressive 3/4 score.

In an all-Indian match-up, Indian Yogis comprehensively beat MGD1 with an impressive 10.5-5.5 score to capture third place. For the Yogis, GM Nihal Sarin scored an impressive 3.5/4, while GM Vidit Gujrathi and GM M Pranesh both scored 3/4 enabling their team to post a big score.

The Yogis won $15,000 while MGD1 settled for $10,000.

This is a flash report. The full report will be added soon.

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Gotham Knights 9.5 – Shanghai Tigers 6.5

The Knights defeated the Tigers with a margin of 2.5-1.5 in the first round, 3-1 in the second round, and drew the final two rounds 2-2 to achieve the victory.

Indian Yogis 10.5 – 5.5 Team MGD1

Indian Yogis won big with an identical margin of 3-1 score in the first, third, and fourth rounds even while losing the second round with a 1.5-2.5 margin, to post a commanding final score of 10.5-5.5 to achieve third place.

 Final Standings

 MVP Winners

The Pro Chess League (PCL) is the number-one online global chess league for teams from all over the world. The Playoffs feature eight teams playing rapid games for their piece of the $150,000 prize fund.

Eight teams compete in a single-elimination knockout. The time control is 10+2. The first team to score 8.5 points wins the match.

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