Saturday November 23, 2019

Chess With Sam Collins

Yu Yangyi vs Maxime Vachier-Lagrave

13th October, 2019

FIDE World Cup 2019, Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia

The FIDE World Cup ended in victory for Teimour Radjabov, winning the final against Ding Liren. Both players qualify for the Candidates tournament next year. In a playoff for third place, France’s Maxime Vachier-Lagrave prevailed over China’s Yu Yangyi, winning both rapid tiebreak games.

1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 g6 3.Nc3 d5

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!

or Log in to continue reading

Exclusive offers:

All Digital Access + eReader



Unlimited Access for 1 Month

Then €19.99 a month after the offer period.

Get basic
*New subscribers only
You can cancel any time.



€149 For the 1st Year

Unlimited Access for 1 Year

You can cancel any time.




90 Day Pass

You can cancel any time.

Related Stories

Ageism is not okay, whether it’s directed at a younger generation or an older one, as an ‘Ok boomer’-spouting Generation Z should know

Nadine O’Regan | 6 days ago

Memories of a rural childhood come flooding back on discovery of a curated Twitter account called Ireland’s Farmers

Emer McLysaght | 6 days ago

In a career of highs and lows coaching Ireland and then Wales, Warren Gatland has never shied away from making tough or unpopular decisions. Garry Doyle finds him ready to engage

Garry Doyle | 6 days ago